[Vm-dev] Mantis issue 7522 (dealing with files > 2GB on linux)

Hans-Martin Mosner hmm at heeg.de
Sun Jul 24 18:07:44 UTC 2011

Am 24.07.2011 17:05, schrieb David T. Lewis:
> On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 04:41:50PM +0200, Hans-Martin Mosner wrote:
>> Hello,
>> quite some time ago (early 2010) I posted an issue on mantis about the linux VM's handling of files > 2GB.
>> I don't remember whether I sent a report on the list, too, but in any case, current VMs still have the problem.
>> IIRC, I had a half-working solution at that time, but I'm not sure what the right way is for getting this problem solved
>> now.
>> Could anybody please have a short look at this? It would be great if future VMs would be able to handle files of this
>> size (many video files are bigger than that limit.)
> Hans-Martin,
> The Mantis report is <http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7522>. I just
> assigned it to myself (it had previously been unassigned, sorry).
> You mention that you had a half-working solution last year. Can you
> describe the approach or post some code if you still have it?
> Thanks,
> Dave
I'll look up the code - I've got several half-baked VMMaker directoriey, but I think I'll be able to find it.

Thanks for looking into this!


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