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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] 25gig files

From: dean gaudet
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] 25gig files
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 22:36:35 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 2 May 2005, Clint Silvester wrote:

> This is with 0.9.7, but I don't see it using that in any of the gcc
> commands when it's compiling.  The configure script says
> checking for special C compiler options needed for large files... no
> checking for _FILE_OFFSET_BITS value needed for large files... 64
> checking for _LARGE_FILES value needed for large files... no
> ... and further down
> checking for _LARGEFILE_SOURCE value needed for large files... no
> Does that look right?

yeah it looks right...

> I can successfully backup files less than 25G.  6 gig, 10 gig 15 gig all
> work fine.  Something just goes wrong at ~25 gig.

> Anyone tried doing 25gig+ files with this?  The initial backup works 
> fine, but trying to run it again to get the differences fails.  Maybe 
> I'll take my vacation soon and I can look at the code then.  I've tried 
> understanding what librsync is doing, but I am a novice programmer at 
> best so it will probably take me some time.

does it fail even when there aren't any differences?

does it fail if you use the rdiff(1) command?  this could help narrow if 
it's a librsync or a python/rdiff-backup problem.


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