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Re: [swish-e] -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)not-real.peknet.com>
Date: Wed Nov 28 2007 - 16:02:38 GMT
On 11/28/2007 09:10 AM, J Robinson wrote:
> Thanks for the response, peter:
> 
> My understanding is that building a too-large index with swish-e on either
> 
> 1) a large-file enabled swish-e on a non-large-file filesystem or 2) a
> non-large-file enabled swish-e
> 
> will result in about about the same error (core dump). So in that respect, I
> don't see a problem with enabling the large-file options with swish-e, even
> on a non-64-bit filesystem. Right?

as I read (1), it's an issue to enable the feature on 32-bit (or smaller)
filesystems.

> 
> I think the issue might be more that large-file-support indexes are slightly
> larger or slower (though I'm not positive this is even true). The big index
> support is a big win for those who need it!
> 
> Interested to hear more on the subject, jrobinson
> 

I don't use the feature myself. I was basing my fs-detection suggestion on
these threads:

 http://swish-e.org/archive/2003-09/6207.html
 http://swish-e.org/archive/2005-05/9428.html


-- 
Peter Karman  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com  .  http://peknet.com/

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