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What is the path lenght for 2.17 version of Collobrate

Discussion in 'Unity Collaborate' started by alexrau, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. alexrau


    Mar 1, 2015
    Was wondering what the max path length for collobrate is after getting this message?
    Do not experience this issue with the earlier version of collobrate.

    CollabProxyException: invalid path '\\?\C:\Users\alexr\Documents\those who know - game\Assets\NatureManufacture Assets\Meadow Environment Dynamic Nature\Demo Scenes\_TerrainAutoUpgrade\layer_T_forest_ground_grass_01_A_SMT_forest_ground_grass_01_N(4.000,4.000)(0.000,0.000)(0.000,0.000,0.000),0.000,0.000.terrainlayer' (path too long)
  2. bradunity


    Unity Technologies

    Nov 12, 2013
    @alexrau sorry to hear you ran into this issue. Collab doesn't have any path length, per se, however, we've found when running on some Windows machines this occurs due to a Microsoft choice to preserve a 260 character limit when using the Windows API as documented here:

    As noted in the above link under a green "Tip" section, you can opt-in to the new behaviour and extend the limit by enabling the "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem LongPathsEnabled" registry key.
    ollieblanks likes this.