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Re: Bug#250086: extipl: please add amd64 support

Taketoshi Sano <sano@debian.org> writes:

> Hi.
>   Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
>> Just plain lseek will do. With _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 that is all you
>> need. I don't see the point of using the lseek64 alias.
> I don't know much about that.  My experience told me
> that libc5 system had llseek, but glibc system don't.
> And _llseek has just worked on both of them.
> If you know much about 64bit file access, then please
> let me know, what point do you see of using 
> "just plain lseek and _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64".
> And, I want to know from which version of glibc
> we can use it safely (or can we use it on libc5 too ?)
> It will help me to explain this to the upstream.
> Thanks.
> -- 
>   Taketoshi Sano: <sano@debian.org>,<sano@debian.or.jp>,<kgh12351@nifty.ne.jp>

Sorry, I never looked at LFS support prior to libc6 or prior to the
_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 feature. I can't say when that was added but it
has been there ever since I first had an LFS problem on Debian.

I also don't have a clue about e.g. uclibc and LFS.


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