large file support

Torsten Vollmann Torsten at
Wed Oct 12 05:40:15 PDT 2005


I want to enable support for filesizes greater than 2GB on my LFS 6.1 system. 
The information I googled up seems rather old (talking bout 2.4 kernel and 
old glibc) or just doesn't help (just listing the possibilities). What I 
figured out till now is that support is there in general, but has to be 
enabled by compiler flags at installation.

Can anyone please hit me with a hint (or a link for starters) ?

I have an rar-archive consisting of several ~1 GB files and want to unrar it 
resulting in an ~7GB file...



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