You could also try to use 'subst' to shorten the path:

Code:
C:\Users\michael\mamesvn>subst x: C:\Users\michael\mamesvn
C:\Users\michael\mamesvn>x:
X:>make -j5 TARGET=mess ...
...
X:>c:
C:\Users\michael\mamesvn>subst x: /d


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