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AR# 25246

11.1 EDK - Error: "Could not write metadata for: /ppc405_0_sw_platform"


When working with SDK, periodic error message occurs:

"Could not write metadata for: /ppc405_0_sw_platform".

How can I eliminate this message?


Generally, this error is caused by disk space and file permission issues. Also, this error message might occur if the path length exceeds 260 characters; this is a Windows limitation. The path length also includes the path length under the SDK metadata directory as shown below:


The solution is to reduce the path length.

AR# 25246
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article