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Re: Ext2fs 2GB limit status?

From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: Ext2fs 2GB limit status?
Date: 20 Sep 2003 22:23:03 +0200
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Marco Gerards <metgerards@student.han.nl> writes:

> The thing that bothered me when reading these patches was that byte
> offsets were used quite often.  This will make it not possible to use
> partitions bigger than 4GB in some circumstances.

Can't you use byte offsets, and 64-bit variables? I means, that's the
way ordinary user code on 32-bit architectures deal with files that
are several GB; off_t has to be a 64-bit type.


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