Enables or disables the elimination of redundant path name information in file paths.
Windows systems impose a 260 character limit on file paths.Where relative pathnames exist whose absolute names expand to longerthan 260 characters, you can use the
--reduce_paths optionto reduce absolute pathname length by matching up directories withcorresponding instances of .. and eliminatingthe directory/.. sequences in pairs.
--no_reduce_paths is the default.
ARM recommends that you avoid using long and deeply nestedfile paths, in preference to minimizing path lengths using the
This option is valid for 32-bit Windows systems only.