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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Bug: 14 point one-sided race database withmakebearoff.ex

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Bug: 14 point one-sided race database withmakebearoff.exe
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 18:18:08 +0000
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On Thu 06 Jan 2005 (11:18 +0100), Joachim Matussek wrote:
> Hello Ian,
> well, that?s why i wrote which file systems i used.
> NTFS and even FAT32 can handle much larger files than 2,1 GB.
> http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prkc_fil_tdrn.asp
> I realized that 2147483647 has something to do with 2^x. Especially this 
> number is the limit of some integer types.
> http://www.phim.unibe.ch/comp_doc/c_manual/C/CONCEPT/data_types.html

What's the type of an offset in a seek command? Under FreeBSD, it's a
long, not an unsigned long and limits the seeks to 2^31-1
bytes. makebearoff.c is full of fseek commands, so it's likely to go
very very wrong at this point.

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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