CNFS + FreeBSD + cnfsstat "read:file too large"

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Sep 14 21:43:29 UTC 2000

Callum Duncan <callum at> writes:

> So I dunno... maybe something with cnfsstat to keep an eye on.  As for
> the Perl setup, it's just the version that comes w/ FreeBSD (4.0)

> ' version 5.005_03 built for i386-freebsd  '

> But seems weird to me that it would matter about the 'largefile support'
> - given that the size of the cycbuff files themselves never changes -
> only the contents of those files internally.  But I am neither a Perl
> nor INN guru (yet) so...

May have something to do with cnfsstat trying to find the most recent
message.  You can read a >2GB file fine with code that isn't large-file
aware unless you try to read beyond the 2GB point.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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