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Re: [vox-tech] Re: [vox] Large File Support



On Tue 27 Mar 01,  1:06 PM, Micah Cowan said: 
> 
> They did not create the problem

again, you're now arguing with the author of the ext2 file system:

http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/9912.3/0042.html

> If they had changed the fseek() and ftell() prototypes, they would've
> broken an awful lot of code.  What would you have done?  They did the
> only thing which I can see them doing - leave fseek() and ftell()
> alone, but offer in addition more forward-thinking alternatives.

which doesn't help the 2GB limit because of legacy code.

pete


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