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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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