Further to bug report

David Luyer david_luyer at pacific.net.au
Tue Jul 18 16:50:40 UTC 2000




Further to my report of problems under BSD/OS caused by a history file over 2G
in size, just to note, GNU libc on Linux uses "fseeko" and "ftello" to "correct
the POSIX interfaces" by using an off_t instead of a long.

Maybe the solution is to use these where available when a seek may be > 32 
bits.  They don't exist on BSD/OS but would be fairly simple to implement,
and less of a change than moving to fgetpos/fsetpos.

With that as well as the fix to qio.h to use an off_t rather than a long things
should be fine with big history files.  (Well it seems fine now for me with a
move to fgetpos/fsetpos but that's not the cleanest or most portable solution.)

David.
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