2 GB files

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Aug 23 17:13:04 CEST 2004

elbertlev at hotmail.com (Elbert Lev) writes:

> From postings to this group and other resources I understood that the
> only way to make Python programs to work correctly with files lager
> then 2 GB is building Python interpreter with some "magic spell"
> defines. For me this is ABSOLUTELY unacceptable (Not the building, but
> distributing and installing on dozens of computers in my
> organisation). Then every time we switch to a new release of Python
> this has to be repeated over and over!

Did this post drop through a time warp from 2001? :-)

You might want to check your facts more carefully before getting so


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