trouble with files bigger than 4GB

Vance Shipley vances@REDACTED
Thu Apr 24 00:26:02 CEST 2003

I can tell you what I had to do to build a 64 bit emulator.  I built
and installed a version of gcc which used -m64 as the default.  Then
when running configure and make on the source distribution I had that
version of gcc first in the path.


On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 10:18:49PM +0200, Daniel Solaz wrote:
}  On 32bit Solaris, adding -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 to the cc call does the 
}  trick: off_t becomes 8 bytes long, fopen() means fopen64(), etc.  
}  However, according to the docs, this does interact badly with some 
}  other OS subsystems.
}  So I'd like to try this first and report whether things work, or at 
}  least seem to.  But I lack the expertise required to hack configure so 
}  that it compiles the off_t size test with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 and 
}  generates new Makefiles with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 in them.  Can 
}  anyone give me a pointer?
}  -Daniel

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