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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>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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