>>>>> "David" == David Benson <daveb@stripped> writes:
David> So I have wondered this before but still haven't tested...
David> Will the Large-File-Summit patch work with stock mysql?
David> How about a recompiled mysql? Anyone tried this?
David> Of course, you will have to recompile your kernel with it...
David> - Dave
The patch should enable MySQL 3.22 to have 32 bit pointers (4G files).
To get more than 32 bits on a 32 bit machine, one need to compile
MySQL 3.23 with big file support and change 'my_off_t' to a longlong.
(We will test this ourself as soon as the XFS filesystem seems
to be stable)