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Yusuf Goolamabbas
August 31, 2001 02:06
Perl and files > 2GB
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Redhat Linux 7.1, perl 5.6.0, kernel 2.4.8-ac7, glibc-2.2.2

dd if=/dev/zero of=foo bs=1024k count=2048

open(FH,"foo") or die "Can't open foo $! \n" ;

Output: Can't open foo File too large

Is this a Perl bug/feature or a Redhat packaging issue ?

Yusuf Goolamabbas

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