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Re: fsfs migration failure. File too large??

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-06-01 06:45:59 CEST

Bryn Davies wrote:

> The solution I envision as involving the minimal amount of bloodshed right
> now would be to take the distribution of apr included with subversion, change
> it to use off_t for apr_seek_where_t where it's available, print warnings
> where it isn't, and force the use of O_LARGEFILE to open, where it's defined.
> ( This last bit runs against the LFS coding specifications, but at this point,
> who cares. It's the legacy tree anyway. ) People would have to build SVN
> against this copy of apr.
>
> I am happy to attempt to try and write the patch tonight, but the big
> question is, do people think it will cover all the problems? Will it work?
> Etc??

Why not just compile a version of APR that has the problem fixed by
making apr_off_t larger (APR 1.x has the fix, Subversion uses APR 0.9.x,
for binary compat reasons, not because 1.x won't work or something).

-garrett

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