HP-UX 11i and largefiles on rsync
wayned at samba.org
Sat Apr 2 01:30:31 GMT 2005
On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 03:36:59PM -0800, Steve Bonds wrote:
> Despite HP's intransigence, I'd like to have an rsync that builds out
> of the box with working large file support.
I attempted a fix for this by having the code not use mkstemp() if
open64() was around but mkstemp64() was not. However, not having any HP
systems around to test this on, I never heard if this was helpful or
not. Apparently not.
I'd prefer to add rules to configure that don't require trying to write
a large sparse file or to use the O_LARGEFILE kluge, but I'm open to
suggestions on whether creating a 64-bit binary is better than just
disabling HAVE_SECURE_MKSTEMP for HP-UX. I think the latter would
probably be good enough, if we just want to go that route. What's the
best way to detect HP-UX, anyway?
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