linux max filename length

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Tue May 6 11:16:23 MDT 2008


Max file name length for the ext2 filesystem is 255 characters:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ext2

-Daniel

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2008-05-06 at 11:11 -0600, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
>  > What is the max length for a filename on linux? As this probably
>  > various from one file system to the next, I would be interested in
>  > each and how they compare.
>
>  What Google terms have you already tried. Perhaps we can suggest
>  alternatives?
>
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