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Re: oops? read/write vs type of length parameter

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: oops? read/write vs type of length parameter
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 09:29:29 -0400

> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 08:24:27 -0500
> On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 23:54:06 +0200 Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote: 
> JM> Since someone mentioned a goal of being able to edit a 2GiB
> JM> file, I thought people here would be sensitive to an API policy
> JM> that renders that goal unreachable on some systems.
> Just to add my vote: I think Emacs should be able to open and edit 2 GB
> and larger files, although IIUC the API policy discussed here doesn't
> remove that possibility.

Of course, it doesn't!  I made that change to be able to edit a 2.7GB
file, and after the change I actually was able to do that, whereas
before the change, I couldn't save the file after editing it.

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