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To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>, gentoo-devhelp@g.o
From: "de Almeida, Valmor F." <dealmeidav@...>
Subject: RE: gdbm ebuild with 64bit off_t
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 11:43:09 -0500
> -----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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