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    SubjectRe: nfsv3d wrong truncates over 4G
    On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 11:25:14PM +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:
    > The NFSv3 SERVER (for which Andrea made his patch)
    > actually MUST open local files with O_LARGEFILE
    > flag set. (Otherwise e.g. EXT2 may reject the open.)

    Exactly, that is the code-sharing implementation detail I was mentioning. That
    must be true not only for ext2 of course but for every other fs that nfsd is
    sitting upon. That was just fine in 2.4.0-test10-pre4. Andi spotted and fixed
    that some week ago.

    > The NFSv3 CLIENT code must do post-open verification,
    > that if the opened file has size exceeding 2G-1, and
    > O_LARGEFILE flag is not set, the opened file must be
    > closed, and caller must be informed of the rejection
    > with -EFBIG status.
    > (If possible, do that size verification before open.)

    2.2.18pre17aa1 lfs is completly complaint in this sense.

    > Am I making any sense ?

    You're completly right.

    Andrea
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