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Re: fsfs migration failure. File too large??

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-31 19:38:17 CEST

On May 31, 2005, at 12:31 PM, Georg Viehöver wrote:

> I wonder if the SVN dev team ever checked that SVN is able to
> handle files larger
> than 2 GB or 4 GB. I know quite a number of programs (e.g. several
> ftp implementations)
> that fail because they use 32 bit position counters, even if the
> file system can handle
> larger files.

It's not Subversion that handles files, but APR. In particular, APR
0.9x uses a 32-bit position counter, and APR 1.X uses 64-bit ones.

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