big file support - howto?

Geoff thunderlove at qwest.net
Wed Mar 13 04:32:34 PST 2002


Helmut Jarausch wrote:

> Recently I have used partimage to backup a big FAT32 partition.
> This resulted in an imagefile > 2GB. (Never do that!)
> Now some commands fail on such a file, like
> - partimage but with the same error message as
> - file
> - gunzip -t

According to http://www.gzip.org , gzip needs to be patched to
handle files > 2GB.   Maybe?

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