[Bf-committers] _LARGEFILE_SOURCE

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 01:01:48 CET 2008

Not sure this got to bf-commiters?
>From our conversation on IRC, most apps that do ./configure; make;
make install will set largefile defines anyway, why dont we just make
this default? - if it breaks something (which seems unlikely since
many distro's use it) it can be reversed.
If other OS's don't like it then the flags can be set for those os's

On Feb 17, 2008 10:33 PM, Giuseppe Ghibò <ghibo at mandriva.com> wrote:
> I've just seen Campbell committed a subset of my patch for bug #6811.
> Indeed it's also important
> that the I/O or (l)lseek() functions in blender are also switched to
> blender is not only able to show largefiles with right size in the file
> requester, but also to deal with them.
> The right way to do this is to include the patch as whole, as the key is
> to pass the
> right flags to CPPDEFINES and thus propagate to every file compiled.
> I've checked this
> twice and the right place is both tools/Blender.py as well as
> extern/verse/dist/SConstruct
> (otherwise 'verse' would be left out from the largefile). Note also that
> 3rd party libraries
> which relies on "configure" already use and detect the LARGEFILE option,
> so once the patch is
> applied everything should be already in sync.
> Bye
> Giuseppe.

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