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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Compiling with __USE_LARGEFILE64 on linux (RH8).
Date Mon, 15 May 2006 07:33:20 GMT
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 04:47:33PM -0400, Scott Greig wrote:
> I tried rebuilding apr(1.1.1) with LFS enabled.  There seemed to be a
> problem with simply passing '--enable-lfs' to configure.  The configure
> script temporarily adds the -D__USE_LARGEFILE64 then removes it using
> $apr_save_CPPFLAGS?
> So I forced it to add -D__USE_LARGEFILE64 to CPPFLAGS and setting
> Still the apr_dir_read fails to return the correct file names. 

You should never be defining __USE_LARGEFILE64, that is a glibc-private 
macro.  If you build any APR 1.x release it will have LFS support out of 
the box (on a suitable platform, which RHL8 should be); don't pass 
anything to configure.

So firstly build APR 1.2.7 without any such flags, and rebuild your 
application against that APR.  Make sure you are building your app with 
`apr-1-config --cppflags` in CPPFLAGS somewhere; this should include 
-D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE.  Then describe exactly what your app does, and 
how it fails (APR error codes, simple repro case, strace output).


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