Re: CD-ROMs with deep directory structure?

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 1998-08-07 13:23:49

On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, MagerValp wrote:

> My guess is that trial and error is the only way you'll find out, but
> isn't the question whether or not MS-DOS can read discs with more than
> 8 levels? All other systems that are likely to be equipped with a CD
> drive (ie Unix boxen, Macs, Wintel machines, Amigas) have support for
> the Rock Ridge extensions and won't have to deal with the bare 9660
> format.

Well, I can do with less than 8 levels of subdirectory nesting, if I copy
the /pub/cbm archive to a subdirectory that is located directly off the
root of the CD.  Now I wasted two levels by placing it in

Macs have their own extensions (whose name I forgot), and also M$ had to
develop its own non-standard, called Joliet.


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