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Re: svnadmin hotcopy problem with strings > 2G

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-02 10:39:33 CEST

Joe Orton wrote:

>On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 09:56:50AM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>
>>Jack Ivey wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi all,
>>>Is svnadmin supposed to work with strings files larger than 2G?
>>>
>>>
>>Looks like you need to compile APR with largefile support.
>>
>>
>
>That's not really a good answer for this problem (not that I'm offering
>a better one). APR 0.9.x does not have "large file" support on systems
>with a 32-bit native off_t.
>
>You *can* recompile recent versions of APR 0.9 with large file support,
>but this is really not recommended, especially not for binary packagers,
>since it creates a library with a different ABI.
>
>
So. Does that mean we're recommending _not_ to use hotcopy on 32-bit
*nix systems because APR's file handling is broken?

-- Brane

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