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From:Paul Smith Date:April 9 2004 12:07pm
Subject:Re: MySQL on Linux
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%% Dan Nelson <dnelson@stripped> writes:

  dn> That is because although Linux binaries can access files over 2gb,
  dn> they do not do so by default.  Apache was probably not compiled
  dn> with the required defines (-D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE
  dn> -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64), so that's why it stops at 2gb even though
  dn> both the kernel and filesystem most likely do support larger
  dn> files.

Just to point out this (needing extra compile flags to get large file
support) is not unique to Linux.  Most OSs require these kinds of flags;
Solaris for example also requires special flags to get LFS.

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