Problems with long filenames during synchronizing - System Error 3

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caosFrank
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Problems with long filenames during synchronizing - System Error 3

Hello,

i try to synchronize from a unc path to my remote internet via FTP. Works fine but has a problem with files with more then 256 characters.

Log:
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Copying files to remote side failed.
* 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 (ExtException) **Could not retrieve file information**
* 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Can't open file '\\xxx\xxx-.pdf'. (filename length 261 characters)
* 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 System Error. Code: 3.
* 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden
* 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Copying files to remote side failed.
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Asking user:
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Error transferring file '\\xxx\xxxx.pdf'. ("Could not retrieve file information","Can't open file '\\xxx\xxxx.pdf'.
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 System Error. Code: 3.
. 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden","Copying files to remote side failed.")
< 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Script: Error transferring file '\\xxx\xxxx-.pdf'.
< 2016-09-28 09:22:50.649 Script: Could not retrieve file information


Sounds like Bug 1337 or ? Wonder a little that bug priority is only medium.

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martin
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Re: Problems with long filenames during synchronizing - System Error 3

Yes, WinSCP indeed does not support long path with the FTP protocol.

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Ahmed Abdelhameed
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Still not supported?

Hello martin,
Is it still not supported?
Because I just had a 'long-path' problem with FTP protocol (downloading to local). I only added "\\?\" in front of the local path, and it worked!

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