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Re: view/edit large files

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: view/edit large files
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 13:23:49 -0600
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On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 20:56:59 -0500 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote: 

>> Is off_t guaranteed to be 64-bit wide?  If not, we lose the advantage
>> of the floats, no?

SM> I wouldn't worry about it for now.  This is just a quick patch, barely
SM> tested (I wrote it a while ago, but haven't actually used it).  "off_t"
SM> is what is used by "lseek", so if it's not enough, we need
SM> further changes.

SM> In any case, this was a mistake: it was only intended to be sent
SM> to Ted.  We're in pretest, so we shouldn't waste time on such things.

Thanks for the information.  I will wait until the release to get this
discussion going again (I also have the hashtable read support patch
waiting for that).


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