2 GB files

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Aug 23 06:59:43 CEST 2004


Elbert Lev wrote:
> 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. 

Why do you say that? This is not true.

> I believe, that automatic 64 bit support (large files) can and should
> be included in standard library (on platforms which support this
> feature).

And indeed, this is how Python works.

Regards,
Martin



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