On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 01:38:43PM -0500, Mark Hounschell wrote:
It's really offtopic, but I have to correct obviously wrong statements.
> While I'm here does anyone know anything about the 2 problems I
> descibed above.
> 1. No LFS support in reiser ( I know this ain't a reiser list. Sorry)
The reiserfs 3.6 that got merged into 2.4 supports files >2GB when you
let it convert the disk to a new disk format (this implies that 2.2
reiserfs cannot read it anymore)
> 2. On an XFS fs, doing an ls in a directory that has a file larger then
> 2+gb gives a message about to large to stat.
You need to recompile your ls with _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 so that it uses
stat64(). AFAIK recent gnu fileutils will do that automagically when you
configure/compile them with LFS aware glibc headers.
Generally programs cannot access files >2GB unless they were recompiled