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Re: help offered

To: galibert@pobox.com (Olivier Galibert)
Subject: Re: help offered
From: jes@machine.engr.sgi.com (John E. Schimmel)
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 11:57:10 -0800 (PST)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19981125204900.A4692@loria.fr> from "Olivier Galibert" at Nov 25, 98 08:49:00 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> 
> The  limit on  x86 is  2GB.   To  be  fair,  said  terabyte  files and
> filesystems  are  connected  to systems   with  a 64bits architecture.
> Afaik, linux on alpha handles terabytes files.
> 
>   OG.
> 

We support >2GB on 32 bit systems, and added lseek64() and friends
before we had 64 bit size_t/off_t.

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