On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 09:54:20AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> * MAXNAMELEN is the length (including the terminating null) of
> * the longest permissible file (component) name.
> #define MAXNAMELEN 256
> Ext2 has
> #define EXT2_NAME_LEN 255
> and reiserfs:
> #define REISERFS_MAX_NAME_LEN(block_size) 255
> so I'm afraid that's your answer.
I believe reiserfs is able to handle names up to 4095 charecters
internally, but a lower limit is imposed because of VFS limitations. I
think there was a discussion on the reiserfs list on how this should be
handled; so if you need this feature you should post on reiserfs-dev and