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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...

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