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From Sander van Zoest <>
Subject Re: uselargefiles
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2000 14:57:47 GMT
On Fri, 22 Dec 2000, Doug MacEachern wrote:

> the 5.6.0+ uselargefile flags: -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
> are still the source of many core dump reports.  i just committed a patch
> to rip them out by default.  mod_perl does not need them.  but they can be
> turned back on with Makefile.PL PERL_USELARGEFILES=1
> i've tested with 5.6.0, 5.7.0-dev, USE_DSO=1, USE_APXS=1 and USE_APACI=1
> all on linux 2.x.  it would be great to hear 'make test' reports with as
> many perls/os-es/options/etc. to ensure no breakage for 1.25 sometime next
> week.  thanks.

FreeBSD 4.2-STABLE #0: Wed Nov 22 12:06:36 PST 2000
Server: Apache/1.3.15-dev (Unix) mod_perl/1.24_02-dev (both HEAD in CVS)
perl 5.6.0 (old build for FreeBSD 4.0-RELEASE; see perl -V below)

% perl Makefile.PL DO_HTTPD=1 APACHE_SRC=../../httpd/apache-1.3/src \

Seems to function as expected.

Sander van Zoest                                         []
Covalent Technologies, Inc.                 
(415) 536-5218                       

% perl -V
Summary of my perl5 (revision 5.0 version 6 subversion 0) configuration:
    osname=freebsd, osvers=4.0-release, archname=i386-freebsd
    uname='freebsd 4.0-release freebsd 4.0-release #2: tue jul 18 17:32:34
pdt 2000 i386 '
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=undef use5005threads=undef useithreads=undef usemultiplicity=undef
    useperlio=undef d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define 
    use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef usesocks=undef
    cc='cc', optimize='-O', gccversion=2.95.2 19991024 (release)
    cppflags='-fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include'
    ccflags ='-fno-strict-aliasing -I/usr/local/include'
    stdchar='char', d_stdstdio=undef, usevfork=true
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
    ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
    alignbytes=4, usemymalloc=n, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc', ldflags ='-Wl,-E  -L/usr/local/lib'
    libpth=/usr/lib /usr/local/lib
    libs=-lgdbm -lm -lc -lcrypt
    libc=, so=so, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' '
    cccdlflags='-DPIC -fpic', lddlflags='-shared  -L/usr/local/lib'

Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): 
  Compile-time options: USE_LARGE_FILES
  Built under freebsd
  Compiled at Jul 31 2000 14:31:38

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