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SubjectRe: Filesize limitation
On Mon, 3 Nov 1997, Andre Uratsuka Manoel wrote:

> That is no excuse for badly written software, of course.
> But the 2 GB limit looks a lot like the 640KB limit. When the 640KB
> limit was created by IBM, it was hard to think of applications
> that could use all that memory. But they came.

More like the old DOS 32M limit.

Why don't you just hack Ext2fs to use 128 bits (really_long ints?) and be
done with it? I doubt you could find enough DASD on the planet to make
that much storage...


Bruce Ide

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