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Re: [swish-e] index file size limit in swish-e 2.4.5?

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Mon Oct 26 2009 - 17:02:48 GMT
Judith Retief wrote on 10/26/2009 11:49 AM:
>> LARGEFILE support is a ./configure option. As of version 2.4.6 I
>> thought it was detected automatically.
>> What version are you running? On what OS?
> We lost the box on which the swish-e was running (as in 'hardware a
> mess after electricity cut & UPS failure', not in 'can't find it' :-)
> I'm busy rebuilding a replacement. So unfortunately I don't have all
> the details on exactly what we had on it. But I do remember that we
> had the 2G problem so I thought in rebuilding I should look into the
> possibility of compiling it with large file support.
> We used to have Slackware 10.2 on the box, I think with Reiser but
> could be wrong. Definitely swish-e 2.4.5.

If you have the ability to upgrade to latest swish-e I would recommend
it. Then LARGEFILE support should be detected for you. Otherwise, you
have to set the env vars etc yourself. See

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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Received on Mon Oct 26 13:02:53 2009