[Python-Dev] large file support

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 17 Jun 2002 17:57:03 -0400

> I believe this is a pilot error. On a system that supports large
> files, it is the administrator's job to make sure the Python
> installation has large file support enabled, otherwise, strange things
> may happen.

I'm not sure who to blame, but note that (at least for 2.1.2, which is
the version that Jeremy said he was given to use) large file support
must be configured manually.  So this might be a common problem.
Unfortunately that may mean that it's only worth fixing in 2.1.4...

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