[gmx-users] FAQ: File too big

Erik Lindahl lindahl at stanford.edu
Wed May 21 22:52:01 CEST 2003

> man open
>        O_LARGEFILE
>               On  32-bit  systems  that  support the Large Files 
> System,
> allow
>               files whose sizes cannot be represented in 31 bits to be
> opened.
> Maybe we should try implementing this.
> I don't know whether it is portable though.

I just checked on 2-3 boxes, and it seems to be available on those.

Since I'm anyway checking for it in the configure script we can use the 
HAVE_FSEEKO define to determine if large files area available/working. 
(i.e. keep the old O_RDONLY for 32-bits).



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