File name too long

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File name too long

Post by Askman2018 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:38 am

Fedora28, transmission 2.94, ext4
persist problem "File name too long"

multiple pushing the button "Start Now" allow download all required torrent files completely, but so many times need pressing... Ohhh WTF?! How i can resolve this problem?

Please disable removing torrent to Error if problem is "File name too long"

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Re: File name too long

Post by joelm » Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:10 am

I have the exact same issue. The error message that says "File name too long" still persists.

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Re: File name too long

Post by brinerustle » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:19 am

i am also having this problem on a linux EXT4 filesystem with names exceeding 255 characters, something I haven't seen since the days of FAT and windows 95. ... file_names

Problem is, I am using linux with ext4, which allows names up to 4096 characters. And no, I am not saving things onto a FAT partition.

A workaround is to rename the files one-by-one within transmission, but even once downloaded, it can give errors while seeding.

I am using 2.92.

Deluge had no problem with this same torrent, saving to the same Downloads folder.

Here is an axample of a torrent with filenames over 255 chars that gives errors: ... 2013_320kb

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Re: File name too long

Post by cfpp2p » Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:02 pm

I have private messaged PM you about the specific torrent in question.

Noting: ... -410684807

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Re: File name too long

Post by Milfoeber » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:16 am

In Properties-Options menu of problem torrent must be checked box "limit upload speed", set it to 0 kb/s, Seeding Limits set to Stop seeding. After this action torrent doesnt move to error group and downloaded carefully. So problem isnt UTF encoding.

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