largefiles and tagged hash interoperability

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Tue Jun 13 07:24:00 UTC 2000


mki <mki at primenet.com> writes:

> Does anyone know the particulars/details as to why --enable-largefiles
> and --enable-tagged-hash are currently disabled? I recall reading a
> while back that the dbz*() functions have some problems, but nothing
> more than that.

Tagged hash hardcodes a particular off_t size inconsistent with what the
largefiles support does.  It's fixable, but not without some surgery; I
was planning on fixing it as part of the history rewrite that's on my
long-term project list.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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