apr-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Wan-Teh Chang" <wchang0...@aol.com>
Subject Re: File buckets and downloadng files larger than 4gig...
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2003 22:24:07 GMT
Brad Nicholes wrote on 12/17/2003, 9:01 AM:
>     Win32 and NetWare seem to be the only platforms that support large 
> files.

Recent versions of the major Unix variants have
large file support, too.

> Has anybody on the Win32 platform actually tried to download a 
> file larger than 4gig?

You only need to test a file larger than 2gig.
This is because file offset is a signed integer,
so the maximum file offset is 2^31 = 2gig on
systems without large file support.


View raw message