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SubjectRe: Big file support
On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Rick Stevens wrote:

> I'm not certain if this is the right place, but are there plans to
> have big file support (files >2GB) anytime soon? I ask, as we use
> Linux to serve LOTS of streaming media and the logs for popular sites
> often exceed 2GB. I'd like to see the ability to handle at least 16GB
> files, possibly more.
> Please cc: me on any replies if possible. I've been REALLY busy and
> am finding it hard to keep up with l-k traffic.

You must be really behind, large file support has been in the current
kernel for ~14 months. Of course if your application isn't compiled with
LFS enabled it doesn't matter, or if it keeps offsets in long instead of
offset types...

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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