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AW: [Bug-cpio] is it a bug ?

From: Seuberth, Frank
Subject: AW: [Bug-cpio] is it a bug ?
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 09:08:02 +0200

Hello Sergey,

many thanks for your fast an competent answer !
Now i see and understand (did not find it in the man page).

I think i remember that i used the -Hodc switch on Solaris
and then it worked, but it's long time ago...

Thanks again
Frank Seuberth

>>Seuberth, Frank <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 1. is this true ?

>Cpio archives can only store files up to 8589934591 bytes long.

>> 2. Why is this like this ?

>Because the standard cpio archive header (odc) encodes file size using
>a field of 11 octal digits:
>  077777777777 = 8589934591

>> 3. I did not have the problem with the cpio on SOLARIS

>Solaris cpio suffers from the same limitation. According to
>the sun's largefile(5) manpage:
>     The /usr/bin/cpio and /usr/bin/pax utilities are large  file
>     aware,  but cannot archive a file whose size exceeds 8 Gbyte
>     - 1 byte.

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