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Re: volounteering file size fixer?

From: Bjorn Reese <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 18:14:09 +0000

Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> I'm not very good at this, but AFAIK, the unix way of dealing with big files
> is the exact same way as before: fstat(). The file size is given with a type
> called 'off_t' (the size field of the struct) that is a 64 bit type on the
> systems that support this.

Many 64-bit Unices use fstat64() (and lseek64() etc.), but I don't think this
is conforming to any standards.
Received on 2002-01-14