Problem with Rdiff-backup V.95 and large files
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:53:09 -0700
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>>>>> "DG" == dean gaudet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> wrote the following on Tue, 10 Sep 2002 08:40:19 -0700 (PDT)
DG> rdiff-backup 0.8.0 doesn't have problems with a 4GiB file for
DG> me... the problem could be the rsync library. it needs to be
DG> properly compiled (and i'm forgetting the right #define at the
DG> moment... it's somewhere in features.h)... and if you strace it
DG> you should see things such as:
DG> open("foo", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_TRUNC|O_LARGEFILE, 0666) = 1
DG> with the O_LARGEFILE in there.
Hmm, but he seemed to be running 0.9.x, and there librsync only
operates on buffers, never directly on an actual file.
Looking more closely at Python's code, I see that I may have been
using the wrong stat structure. Are you running some version of
Windows by any chance John? I notice that the Wine header files on my
computer provide a _stati64 structure which has an st_size field of
I would have never guessed stat()ing a file was so complicated...
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