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Re: Large File Handling - gcc 2.95.2-6 WinNT
On Monday 6 Aug 01, Christopher Faylor writes:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 07:07:02PM -0400, Andy Henderson wrote:
> >I have a c program compiled using -mno-cygwin running on WinNT and reading a
> >16GB file. It starts to lose partial data on record 40904665 where the
> >records are 105 in size and eventually dies taking NT with it. This looks to
> >be a 4GB file size problem. The program has run on aix AIX using the
> >function fopen64 but I could not find an equivalent in the gcc libraries. I
> >am still using fopen. Are functions available for large file handling.
> No. As has been discussed in this mailing list within the last two weeks,
> Cygwin does not support large files.
> And, to forestall the next inevitable question, we have no plans to add this
I guess this should go into the FAQ, then.
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