Rebuilding rsync to define HAVE_OFFSET64_T

jw schultz jw at
Mon Jul 14 21:31:14 EST 2003

Don't build 2.4.4.  Get either CVS or the current release,

At least on linux autoconf will get it right.  There have
been reported problems with Solaris and, i think, HPUX but
nobody has provided a fix to configure.

On Solaris the "Value too large" problem can also be a
problem of negative timestamps.

Google groups: rsync "Value too large"

On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 07:22:02PM +0800, Leaw, Chern Jian wrote:
> HI,
> I'm currently using rsync version 2.4.4  protocol version 24 on a HP11.0, Solaris 8 and Redhat 7.1 platforms. In my earlier posting, I asked about the problem on "Value too large to be stored in data type" when transferring files which are >= 2GB in size., i.e. 
> building file list ... global/FCSI/WP_RLS05/rundir/wp_celtic_max_fullwarn.tcl.log: Value too large to be stored in data type

If you have a log file larger than 2GB you really need to
rotate the logs.

> Could anyone kindly show me how I could rebuild the rsync version above, which I already have it running on my platforms, to be using stat64? which options do I need to specify when rebuilding rsync? 
> Any help/guide would indeed be appreciated. 

Hit CR once in a while.

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