Support of files/raw partitions > 4Gb

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Feb 1 23:32:35 UTC 2007

Kirill Berezin <kyb at> writes:

> Hie workers!

> I have a simple question: is it possible to use with inn, say 2.4.3,
> buffers with siezes > 4Gb for both cnfs and overview storage. It is
> written in source code buffer length cannot be larger than long maximum
> value, that is 4Gb maximum.

Hm, where is that in the source?

I'm fairly sure people are already running CNFS with much larger buffers
than that.  You do have to build with large file support.

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