using off_t in talloc

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Thu Jul 20 11:42:51 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 01:26:36PM +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> I thought about removing off_t from talloc,
> it's used as return value of talloc_total_size() and
> talloc_total_blocks().

> I have added some configure checks
> to the standalone build of talloc.
> And it seems that:

> sizeof(off_t) is 8 (only Stratos has 4)
> sizeof(size_t) is 4 on x86 and 8 on 64bit platforms

> Are there any platforms where the total RAM-size per
> process doesn't fit into size_t?

> If it always fits, I'll remove off_t from talloc
Would be nice to see. This'll also fix #3581.



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