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Re: Large File Handling - gcc 2.95.2-6 WinNT
On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 11:17:48AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 10:04:51AM +0100, David Starks-Browning wrote:
>> 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
>>I guess this should go into the FAQ, then.
>Just the part about "no support of 64bit file access currently."
>We had that question often and Chris answer is somewhat short. "no
>plans to add it" means, nobody is scheduled to do it and we don't have
>any volunteers which are interested in adding it currently. OF COURSE
>we would gladly appreciate any work on this.
I think my answer was on the money, actually.
If it isn't clear by now that we accept contributions and that we don't
just reject patches out of hand then I give up.
Or, maybe that's another FAQ entry
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