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    SubjectRe: lfs (>2GB) under 2.3.47
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    >>>>> Ben LaHaise writes:

    Ben> On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, ethan mindlace fremen wrote:
    >> I have compiled and installed kernel 2.3.47 on my Debian frozen (potato)
    >> box.
    >> It works successfully. I need to use files in excess of 2GB, which
    >> should be supported as far as I can glean.

    >> Is there anything I can or need to do (no matter how experimental) to
    >> get large files working?

    Ben> Add the appropriate define of __USE_LARGEFILE64 or __USE_FILE_OFFSET64
    Ben> (see /usr/include/features.h) -- try-lfs.c probably doesn't.

    The defines are:
    _LARGEFILE_SOURCE Some more functions for correct standard I/O.
    _LARGEFILE64_SOURCE Additional functionality from LFS for large files.
    _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=N Select default filesystem interface.

    __USE_ is internal - you can't set it from your application - and if
    you do, you might not get what you like.

    Andreas
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    Andreas Jaeger
    SuSE Labs aj@suse.de
    private aj@arthur.rhein-neckar.de

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