Well, the large file offset stuff in smbclient seems to work

Michael B. Allen miallen at eskimo.com
Sun Feb 16 03:01:48 GMT 2003

On Sat, 15 Feb 2003 21:26:16 -0500
"John E. Malmberg" <wb8tyw at qsl.net> wrote:

> Michael B. Allen wrote:
> > Richard Sharpe <rsharpe at richardsharpe.com> wrote:
> > 
> >>Just reporting that the large file offset code in smbclient and libsmb now 
> >>seems to work. 
> >>
> >>I have been chasing a weird problem with 20+ second delays in completing 
> >>writes at times, and have got to 130 GB in a file. Heading towards 350GB 
> >>and later 1TB.
> > 
> > Wouldn't anything after 4GB be redundant?
> No.  Strange effects can happen at many different file sizes.  If you do 
> not test it, you do not know that it works.

Can you give me a specific example? I've written a client and I never
tested it past 5-6GB. You have me worried now :-/


A  program should be written to model the concepts of the task it
performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
maximizes  the  potential  for it to be applied to tasks that are
conceptually  similar and, more important, to tasks that have not
yet been conceived. 

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