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Re: Large file support in Woody

In your message of: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 22:39:01 +0100, you write:
>there's a hardcoded 2GB limit in libc. You've to patch libc
>and recompile yourself. My boss made that (for writing something
>like 70 GB files), but he's not here currently, so I cannot ask him.

I thought this limit was removed in for glibc 2.2.  I did a
dd if=/dev/zero of=bigfile bs=1024k count=3072 and it worked fine.
Previously this blew up at 2GB.  I am sure I am mistaken about some of
this, which is causing my problem.

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