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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: gdbm ebuild with 64bit off_t
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 00:23:03 -0500
On Tuesday 22 January 2008, de Almeida, Valmor F. wrote:
> When emerging gdbm-1.8.3-r3 on my system, off_t is 4 bytes. Therefore
> the gdbm files are of about 2 GB maximum size. Trying to create
> databases with greater sizes results in
>
> gdbm fatal: write error
>
> If gdbm is built with off_t defined as 8 bytes, much larger gdbm files
> can be created. However previous database files created with off_t of 4
> bytes cannot be modified or read.

just modify the gdbm ebuild, add "inherit flag-o-matic", and then at the top 
of src_compile, add append-lfs-flags.
-mike
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