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On Tuesday 10 June 2003 11:12, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 09:57:57AM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > > With 32 bit return values, ix86 Linux has a file-size limitation
> > > which is currently about 0x7fffffff. Unfortunately, instead of
> > > returning from a write() with a -1 and errno being set, so that
> > > a program can do something about it, write() executes a signal(25)
> > > which kills the task even if trapped. Is this one of those <expletive
> > > deleted> POSIX requirements or is somebody going to fix it?
> >
> > http://www.sas.com/standards/large.file/

Is anybody indexing these suckers? I've got a directory full of downloaded
PDFs of things like the el-torito spec and bits of posix and sus, and I was
just wondering if there's some kind of master list of all these things that
Linux actually implements.

I suspect the answer is "probably not", but i thought I'd ask...

Rob

Rob
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