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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: LARGEFILE support?
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2001 16:13:17 GMT
This seems like the correct way to go.  Of course autoconf checks for
platforms that use it tos witch on the support can also be added.

david
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From: <rbb@covalent.net>
To: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
Cc: <dev@apr.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 2:42 PM
Subject: Re: LARGEFILE support?


> On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
> > Question,
> >
> >   if we enable largefile support for unix, the apr_finfo_t->size,
apr_off_t,
> > and so forth all become 64 bit identities?
> >
> >   Are we prepared to do so today?  Consequences?  Win32 absolutely
handles
> > 64 bit file sizes/offsets without complaint, I just want to get a handle
on
> > how we proceed for all the platforms' benefit.
>
> We can't enable it by default, because that has some serious consequences
> on some platforms.  If we want to provide a configure option, then we can
> turn it on whenever we want to.  If we want to enable it on some platforms
> by default, I don't see that as a problem.
>
> Ryan
>
>
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