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Re: large indexes?

From: Kees Cook <kees(at)>
Date: Wed Jul 14 2004 - 20:25:26 GMT
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 01:12:23PM -0700, David L Norris wrote:
> I'd guess you're on Linux (or a UNIX System) and using a filesystem that
> supports large files.  If so and you're willing to live a little on the
> edge then checkout CVS HEAD and try defining _LARGEFILE_SOURCE and
> _FILE_OFFSET_BIT=64 when building (e.g. add to DEFS variable in src/
> Makefile).  It hasn't been tested much at all.  And the 64-bit index
> format is obviously incompatible with the 32-bit index format.

Cool, that's great news.  I'll probably stick with my many-indexes 
solution for now (it takes me several days to generate the indexes 
currently because of all the filters).  :)  If I index again soon, I'll 
get the CVS.


Kees Cook
Open Source Development Lab
Received on Wed Jul 14 13:25:52 2004