Topic "winscp freezing when trying to enter long folder name"

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snape

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i have been using winscp for years and loved it! but for some reason lately i have found an issue. I have always used it for connecting to my windows vista laptop to a ubuntu remote server i have. now if i go to a folder with this directory length for example:

/123456/1234/12345/67891/62characterslongfoldername/

in some tests, if i make the folder only 58characterslong it will enter it fine....

the folder name is that long because its a music album titled that way. no special characters.

when i use a ftp to connect to the same server, or any other way, i dont get an issue, just using winscp.

any ideas? or is this something within ubuntu it doesn't like. i have recenlty have the server rebuilt, but it was rebuilt the same as it was before.


thanks for any help
martin
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Can you send me an email, so I can send you back a debug version of WinSCP to track the problem? Please include link back to this topic in your email. Also note in this topic that you have sent the email. Thanks.

You will find my address (if you log in) in my forum profile.
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