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Re: [patch] Properly detecting large file support

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: [patch] Properly detecting large file support
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 13:39:15 +0200
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On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 09:34:33PM +1000, Andrew Clausen wrote:
> *grin*  I'll be a bit more verbose.

Please do ;)
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 03:27:25AM +0200, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > This patch properly detects large file support.  Before, GNU/Parted only
> > checked to see if large file support was on.  This now looks to see if
> > large file support is available.
> Isn't it nicer to have a libparted binary that can support both 32
> and 64 bit addressing?
> BTW: libparted checks to see if LFS is available in the API, right?
> (or am I missing something here?)

I still don't get it.  You pick the interface to use at compile time.
GNU parted picked the wrong one on the Hurd.  The AC_SYS_LARGEFILE test
works reliably on both the Hurd and Linux.  The difference is the way it
tests for largefile support.


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