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Re: svnadmin hotcopy - fails for very large repositories

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2003-12-05 21:28:23 CET

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:17:49PM +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> --On 05 December 2003 15:06 -0500 mark benedetto king <mbk@lowlatency.com>
> wrote:
> >APR.
> >
> >apr_file_open() does not turn on O_LARGEFILE.
> Without doubt APR doesn't specify O_LARGEFILE. However, it is not always
> possible to just specify it. If we could it would simply be specified all
> the time by libc or indeed in the kernel. It changes 'size' of a number of
> the related objects such as the seek pointer and that needs to be
> considered. I guess what I am saying is that APR is to blame if and only

Right, but it doesn't expose an APR_LARGEFILE flag (analogous to APR_READ).
Without one, the application can't decide.

apr_file_copy() would probably always use APR_LARGEFILE, if it existed.


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