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Downloading JIRA Source Path Too Long

I'm trying to download and look at JIRA source for the first time. When I downloaded "6.1-m02 Source (ZIP Archive)" there were seven files whose names were too long for Win7 so I had to skip unzipping them.

Should I use a different file to download to a Win7 64-bit box?

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Timothy Community Leader Jul 14, 2013

Where are you unzipping them? In the root folder of C:\?

Thanks for the idea Timothy, unzipping them in a folder other than C:\ worked. Do you know why?

Timothy Community Leader Jul 18, 2013

It's either your program that you used to unzip or the path is really too long.

What program do you use to unzip the file ?

I suggest you try Long path tool is the very good program
for easily delete, copy & rename long path files, error,
unlock solution.
Try it and solve your problem.

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