Compiling with large file support
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Wed May 16 19:36:30 UTC 2007
* Florian Weimer:
> A few users have reported that their BIND dies with SIGXFSZ on
> Linux/i386 systems due to oversized log or journal files. In order to
> address this issue, I'd like to compile BIND with large file support,
> but the --enable-largefile option is not documented. Is it known to
> work and regularly test on Linux, or is this something that should not
> be enabled in a pre-compiled BIND version?
Answering my own question:
Some of the libraries expose off_t in their API, so this changes the
ABI. Which means that --enable-largefile for precompiled BIND
versions is not a good idea (at least unless it's accompanied with a
suitable soname bump).
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