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On Friday 25 January 2008, de Almeida, Valmor F. wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Frysinger [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 5:33 PM
> > > Never dealt with ebuild files before; did some reading and then
> > >
> > > cd /usr/portage/sys-libs/gdbm/
> > > ebuild gdbm-1.8.3-r3.ebuild digest
> > > emerge gdbm
> > >
> > > Noticed that gcc now uses
> > >
> > > -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64
> > 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?
> 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.
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