Bug#285337: Large file support disabled in this build
Ian Chiew said:
> The following line in debian/rules is commented out:
> #AP2_CONFLAGS += -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
> Without it, the apr_off_t type used internally by Apache will be only
> 32-bits wide, thus causing the reported problem.
> I realize that this will break the module ABI (and force a rebuild of
> all already-packaged Apache2 modules). But releasing Sarge with its
> flagwhip webserver sans large file support seems a bit silly.
This just isn't going to happen. We already did this dance once (turning
on LFS, then turning it back off when a few interesting bugs cropped up as
a result). We'll have LFS in Apache 2.1 and libapr1, not before.