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Re: apr_off_t is of an ambiguous size.

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-01-15 20:35:56 CET

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 06:24:09AM -0500, Russell Yanofsky wrote:
> I agree. The subversion libraries and APR should be hardened to provide a
> consistent interface on any given platform regardless what runtime library
> or library options they are used with. And the changes you propose at
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=54363
> would be desirable even if this issue didn't exist.

I'm working on this today. So far it's going pretty well. Looks like
it's going to be fairly straightforward.

> It sounds like perl gives extension writers some leeway in this area. I'd
> say if that if you aren't forced to build your extension
> with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 (or -D__USE_FILE_OFFSET64 or whatever) then,
> in the name of all that is good and holy, don't do that. But that's up to
> you, and your patch for subversion will probably make the issue moot.

I'm not inclined to go mucking in the compile time flags that perl is
telling us to use.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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