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From: "de Almeida
To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>, gentoo-devhelp@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-devhelp] gdbm ebuild with 64bit off_t
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 16:43:30
Message-Id: D2D7D9FE2492524A925313E2D82E1B5307857779@ORNLEXCHANGE.ornl.gov
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-devhelp] gdbm ebuild with 64bit off_t by Mike Frysinger
> -----Original Message----- > From: Mike Frysinger [mailto:vapier@g.o] > Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:17 AM > > > > > > > ok ... but does that solve your problem ? > > > > Yes, this does solve gdbm's problem. I tried the newly emerged gdbm
and
> > was able to create large data bases beyond the ~2GB file size limit.
I
> > generated 3.1GB databases and twice as large. > > > > Will the ebuild change be a part of future ebuild versions?
Will I have to modify the gdbm ebuild in the future as I update my gentoo systems? Or will the ebuild be modified in future versions? Thanks, -- Valmor
> > > > I have exchanged e-mails with the gdbm maintainer and he said
databases
> > written with 32bit off_t will not be read/modified by gdbm when
compiled
> > with 64bit off_t. > > that's because you're only changing how gdbm interfaces with the C > library. > you arent changing the gdbm API/ABI. > -mike
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