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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Frysinger [mailto:email@example.com]
> 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
> > was able to create large data bases beyond the ~2GB file size limit.
> > 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?
> > I have exchanged e-mails with the gdbm maintainer and he said
> > written with 32bit off_t will not be read/modified by gdbm when
> > with 64bit off_t.
> that's because you're only changing how gdbm interfaces with the C
> you arent changing the gdbm API/ABI.
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