[Python-Dev] large file support

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 17 Jun 2002 15:31:36 -0400

> I've run into a problem with large files using Python 2.1.2 and a
> Linux 2.4.9 box.  We've got a large file -- almost 6GB -- that Python
> chokes on even though regular shell tools seem to be fine.

Was this Python configured for large file support?  I think you have
to turn that on somehow, and then everything is automatic.

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