CVS source on or after June 6th has problems

David Collier-Brown davecb at
Mon Jun 18 18:47:54 GMT 2001

jtrostel at wrote:
> The problem seems to lie in the addition of -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 in two
> places in the file.  Jeremy added this fix to the CVS tree on June
> 6th.  If I remove these entries, all works again.
> Why were these entries added? (And why do they break our builds?)

	They're part of the hooks for large files,
	and allow 64-bit offsets.  This dates back
	about a year or so on Solaris, but is
	newer on Linux...

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