[Vm-dev] Why StandardFileStream fileID is 16 bytes in Linux while 20 bytes in OSX?

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sun Jan 10 01:35:42 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 05:02:40PM -0800, Eliot Miranda wrote:
> Hi David, file size is orthogonal. One needs to define something like -D_FILESIZE=64 or some such. I'm on my phone so don't have the details but if you have a look at an mvm under build.linux32* you'll see the correct incantation.

Yes that's right. The -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 compiler directive enables
large file size access.

I think that Mariano is asking with the layout of the SQFile data structure,
which is not affected by the D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS setting because it has no
affect on sizeof(*FILE).


More information about the Vm-dev mailing list