Large file support >2/4GB ?

Brian Smith brian at briansmith.org
Mon Feb 25 17:27:05 CET 2008


Chris wrote:
> On Feb 25, 12:35 pm, robert <no-s... at not-existing.invalid> wrote:
> > Somebody who uses my app gets a error :
> >
> > os.stat('/path/filename')
> >
> > OSError: [Errno 75] Value too large for defined data type:
> > '/path/filename'
> >
> > on a big file >4GB
> >
> > ( Python 2.4.4 / Linux )
> >
> > How about that? Does Python not support large files? Or which 
> > functions do not support?

It looks like Python is not being compiled with large file support by
default. Most distributions do not enable large file support for Python.

- Brian




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