[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#153948: Need help with afio on powerpc

Koen Holtman (koen@hep.caltech.edu) wrote:
> The diff file adds some notes in the history file about what I have
> done/still need to do.  The diff contains a bit more cosmetic
> improvements on earlier cosmetic improvements than I would like, but
> that is life.

It compiles pristinely, and runs flawlessly on ppc laptop, passing all
the tests that Dirk wrote.  It's using the 64-bit settings, too.

> afio code will be able to read/write >2gb archive files _on file
> systems_ (not devices) that are >2GB _only_ if compiled with these
> flags.  HOWEVER I still consider the code `unstable' if compiled with
> these flags.  I'll release stuff which I consider `stable' when
> compiled with these flags some time in future.

I'll see what I can do about trying to back up a huge file here.

Reply to: