Windows has a file path limit of 260 characters. You can read more about it. The other day, I was trying to delete the
node_modules folder on Windows, when it threw an error saying that Windows cannot perform the delete operation because the path is too long.
After searching the web, I found that PowerShell's
robocopy command can indeed handle long paths. So, here's what I did:
mkdir empty_folder robocopy empty_folder node_modules /s /mir rmdir empty_folder rmdir node_modules
In essence, you create an empty folder and mirror it recursively over the