Workaround: Windows: File path too long - keep below 240 characters

By
Dan Wilson
Recently, NativeScript users who develop on the Windows platform have been getting an error to the effect of "File path too long - keep below 240 characters" or even "Command D:\some\path\projectname\platforms\android\gradlew.bat failed with exit code 1".

This error is caused by how Gradle (used in Android Builds) handles builds. In short, gradle makes a unique build file name by including the names of all plugins in your application that have a platform/android component.

It's easy to run over the file path character count limit in windows. If this is happening to you, read more detail, including a workaround at the Fluent Reports Blog by Nathanael Anderson.


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