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    SubjectRe: Filesize limitation
    Agreed. 4TB isn't that much anymore, why not just move straight to 128bit?
    -Rob H.

    On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Just this guy you know wrote:

    > 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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    > Bruce Ide
    > greyfox@greyfox.org http://www.greyfox.org
    >


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