| Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2006 19:52:12 +0100
| From: Glenn Strong <Glenn.Strong at cs.tcd.ie>
| On Friday, August 18, 2006 at 18:36 +0200, Brian Foster wrote:
| > [ Malcolm Tyrrell <malcoh0l at yahoo.ie> on Sun, 13 Aug 2006 ...]
| > | In any case, I gave it a quick go with two different source
| > | directories. I got an errors both times:
| > |
| > | 2. An error about name collisions that specifically refered
| > | to rock ridge
| I've had this error as well. Rock ridge encodes long file names
| to 8.3 names, for ISO9660 compatibility. It seems that under some
| circumstances the algorithm will fail in finding unique names. The
| error you get is along the lines of
| mkisofs error: '/veryverylongname1 and '/veryverylongname2 have the same Rock Ridge name '_VERY000.;1'
ah! I've only c.10 names ≥ 100 chars, longest 126,
generally rather different (and am not sure ATM if
they are file- or dir-names). all of which suggests
why I've never seen this failure.
I concur with yer guess it's a mkisofs(1) problem but
have no actual proof/data one way or the other.
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