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From "Norman Peelman" <npeel...@cfl.rr.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to serve files larger than 3GB vial Apache 2.x on Redhat 9 linux
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2005 00:25:20 GMT
...not on Windows yet either...

Norm
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Orton" <jorton@redhat.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 10:53 AM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] How to serve files larger than 3GB vial Apache
2.x on Redhat 9 linux


> On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 12:52:41AM +0000, mfbscs@mchsi.com wrote:
> > It doesn't care how much traffic goes through, but it has problems when
a single
> > file exceeds 4GB in size.
> >
> > It uses an "int" to keep track of the byte position in the file that it
is
> > sending. The biggest number a 4 byte unsigned integer can hold is 4GB.
The
> > developers would have to go through and replace all ints with __int64.
> >
> > I'm not running anything with it, just apache by itself cannot handle a
4GB
> > file, either on a windows or linux platform, it's the same both ways.
> >
> > In fact, the problem got some sunlight shone on it from this guy:
> >
> > http://justin.chapweske.com/lfs-shame
> >
> > in the large file hall of shame.
> >
> > Any idea on when the developers are going to fix this?
>
> httpd 2.2 has proper large file support on all platforms possible.  2.0
> already has partial large file support on BSD platforms.
>
> joe
>
>
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