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Re: Helping apps use 64bit with libcurl

From: Jamie Lokier <>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 19:01:52 +0100

Yang Tse wrote:
> > Well, curl_off_t SHOULD match the "file offset" type on all systems
> > whatever the size. Everything else is an error, and while we should
> > do our best to survive that situation as well it should still be rare.
> This is the crystal clear statement that I was awaiting in the whole thread.

It reminds me: why _is_ there a curl_off_t? Why doesn't curl simply
use off_t, since they are always supposed to be the same for any given
compile, aren't they?

-- Jamie
Received on 2008-05-27