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Re: Gzip Problems

From: Lack Mr G M
Subject: Re: Gzip Problems
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 11:11:05 BST

In article <address@hidden>, address@hidden (Andreas Schwab) writes:
|> |> |> Sorry, gzip 1.2.4 does not support large files on Solaris 2.6.
|> |> 
|> |>    gzip 1.2.4a does.   (tested with a 6GB file after a standard build).
|> There were no code changes between 1.2.4 and 1.2.4a, so both should work
|> identically.

   Thanks.  This made me check again.  Ignore the "standard build" bit.

   The code is the same, but you do need to set the compilation options
to know about large filesystems:


 CC=cc CFLAGS='-xO2 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64' ./configure

for Solaris 2.6 with the Sun C compiler.

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