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Re: Should 32-bit apps work with a 64-bit kernel?

On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 10:46:42AM +0000, Jörg Sommer wrote:

> I have the bug report #489917 that complains that Jed can't handle
> 64‐bit kernel structures. (...) The error can be fixed by compiling
> Jed with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64. Should I set this option for all
> 32‐bit builds or does it have any drawbacks?

I'd think you should enable it for all 32 bit builds; it is, I think,
a step in having support for large files (files bigger than 2 or 4
gigabytes), something we wanted to have for... woody.


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