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Re: Dark side of linux (against)

In article <cistron.Pine.LNX.3.96.991109111716.13381A-100000@gateway.targonia.com>,
David Bristel  <targon@targonia.com> wrote:
>On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, Phillip Neumann wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999 12:49:32 -0300
>> From: Phillip Neumann <max@julia.dhis.org>
>> To: debian@murphy.debian.org
>> Subject: Dark side of linux (against)
>> Resent-Date: 9 Nov 1999 16:00:32 -0000
>> Resent-From: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
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>> Hello,
>> This is more a linux questoin that a debian one.. but anyway...   
>> I had some time now for playing with linux in general, so i know some of the
>> pros that this OS does offer to the users. But i just know 1 side of the
>> coin...  im wondering what is agains linux?
>The one major problem is the 2 GB max file size limit, which keeps large 
>databases from being able to run on a Linux platform.  It is especially annoying
>that no effort has been made to resolve this issue.

A *lot* of effort has been made to resolve this issue. I take it
you didn't read the last few 2.3.x patches? LFS support has been
folded into 2.3.x and will be part of 2.4.

First things first, but not necessarily in that order.

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