[X] Issue with paths longer than 260 chars


#1

I'm believe mp3tag will mistakenly report files as write protected/read only, when trying to rename files using tag information, if the resulting directory path length to the files will become too long for mp3tag to than handle.

  1. If that is the case a more accurate error message might be more appropriate if possible.

  2. I know that Windows XP enforces a maximum file path length, but in this case, I moved the folder closer to the system root (shortened the total path) was successful in renaming the files from tag information using mp3tag, and then was able to move the folder back to where it was with no Windows path length problem.

The only other possibility for what occurred here, is that I got confused, and tried to rename files based on a tag pattern including song title, when the songtitle tag itself was either empty or did not exist.


#2

I'm not sure, if this is a bug, because it's a known limitation of the Windows OS.

Best regards,
~ Florian