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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject RE: largefile support
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2001 15:24:46 GMT
> From: rbb@covalent.net [mailto:rbb@covalent.net]
> Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2001 8:04 PM
> 
> > > any ideas howto workaround this?
> > > and any plans on adding largefile support to 2.0?
> > 
> > If it's supported I'd like to see it (Win32 does).  However, we need to
> > make an executive decision.  Does apr (ignoring the httpd issue for the
> > moment, do we have programs faulting over arithmetic conversions, or
> > define apr_off_t as apr_int64_t?  There are faults to both methods.
> 
> I guess I would like to see us add --with-largefile, and let 
> the user of APR decide what they need.

So apr_off_t will vary in length by platform/flags?  A module that is
compiled for --with-largefile isn't compatable with one built without
the flag, since the offset of the next member of the apr_finfo_t and
apr_file_t just jumped addr offset by a dword.

Just clarifing.

Bill

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