Invalid file sizes reported

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jun 12 07:49:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 11:59:49AM +0100, Lee wrote:
>I have the latest installs of cygwin. I have a directory that contains
>12gb of data. 6gb is a set of database files and the other 6gb is a tar of
>those files. When I type ls -al in that directory, the file size of the
>tar file is reported as 18,446,744,071,720,454,144 which is somewhat
>larger than my hard drive capacity. Windows correctly reports the file
>size as 6,600,837,120. Is this a problem with cygwin?

Cygwin only uses 32 bit file sizes and offsets.


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