[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Objects fileobject.c,2.120,2.121

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 06 Sep 2001 04:40:52 -0400

> Curious:  the MS docs say stati64 etc are supported even on Win95, but
> Win95 doesn't support a filesystem that allows partitions > 2 Gb.

Makes sense though -- it's important to know that you can use the API
function on any system (with values limited in range by the available
disk space, obviously).  I was actually hoping this would be the case.

> test_largefile:  This was opening its test file in text mode.  I have no
> idea how that worked under Win64, but it sure needs binary mode on Win98.
> BTW, on Win98 test_largefile runs quickly (under a second).

That may depend on the FS implementation?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)