>2GB files with python

ethan mindlace fremen mindlace at imeme.net
Fri Mar 3 09:36:40 CET 2000


ethan mindlace fremen wrote:
> 
> I've got a file >2GB in Linux.  I've enabled large files[1] and ls
> reports the size as 2,990,538,752 bytes.
> 
> os.path.getsize() reports the size as -1,304,428,544.
> 
> I compiled python with these flags:
> #define _LARGEFILE_SOURCE 1
> #define _LARGEFILE_64_SOURCE 1
> #define _FILE_OFFSET_BITS 64
> 
> although it does say that off_t is 4, long is 4 too and long_long is 8.
> 
> What am I doing wrong?
> 
> thanks,
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> ethan mindlace fremen - mindlace at imeme.net
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sorry, [1] means kernel 2.3.47 and libc6 2.1.13-5 (debian potato)




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