[Python-Dev] large file support
Tue, 18 Jun 2002 10:44:34 -0500
>> If you've got a Python that doesn't have large file support and you
>> try os.path.exists() on a large file, it will return false. This is
>> really bad!
Martin> I believe this is a pilot error. On a system that supports large
Martin> files, it is the administrator's job to make sure the Python
Martin> installation has large file support enabled, otherwise, strange
Martin> things may happen.
What about a networked environment? If machine A without large file support
mounts an NFS directory from machine B that does support large files, what
should a program running on A see if it attempts to stat a large file?
Sounds like the EOVERFLOW thing would come in handy here.