Solaris 2.6 largefile64 fcntl overview bump

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Nov 15 08:33:57 UTC 1999

Mark Hittinger <msh at FreeBSD.ORG> writes:

> Ugly!  I just found that fcntl has special F_GETLK64 and F_SETLK64
> arguments that will utilize a special struct flock64.

> I guess we don't need to try to use lockf then.....sorry about that.

> I'm still playing with it, I don't know which would be a more portable
> solution.

HP-UX 11.00 and IRIX 6.4 both appear to want the F_GETLK64 / F_SETLK64
solution, so that appears to be the way to go.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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