[Ecls-list] largefile support and 64-bit foreign types on 32-bit platforms

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 25 09:56:33 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Stelian Ionescu
<sionescu at common-lisp.net> wrote:
>> I think that ECL should always be compiled with largefile support on
>> Linux and that two additional 64-bit FFI types should be added:
>> :long-long and :unsigned-long-long. Read and write operations on those
>> types would be done with two consecutive 32-bit operations, just like
>> SBCL, Clisp or GCC do.
> any thoughts on this ?
> currently, if I try to open a 5 GB file, I get a FILE-ERROR

Yep, the thought that large files support is implemented as of today.
But _without_ support for :long-long. Sorry, no time for that. Will
accept patches from interested parties, though.


Facultad de Fisicas, Universidad Complutense,
Ciudad Universitaria s/n Madrid 28040 (Spain)

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