Re: [ecasound] Largefile support on Debian

From: Joel Roth <joelz@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Feb 02 2011 - 02:49:40 EET

On Tue, Feb 01, 2011 at 10:46:13PM +0200, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> Then about configure script stuff:
> >When I run ./configure under Debian sid, the script
> >fails to find largefile support.
> >
> > checking for largefile support (>2GB files)...
> > checking for special C compiler options needed for large files... no
> > checking for _FILE_OFFSET_BITS value needed for large files... no
> Is this on a 64bit system perhaps? I believe on 64bit systems,
> _FILE_OFFSET_BITS has not effect, and then the above checks should
> be correct.

It is a 64-bit system.
> So if this is indeed the case, then the things are working as they
> should, but ecasound's configure summary is just misleading (it
> should say "largefile for 32bit systems...: yes/no".

Good to know. AFAIK, the package is ready-to-go, once the
higher-ups give their okay.

It will appear in "unstable", which many people use, and
from which Ubuntu draws a lot of their packages.

Squeeze, the new Debian stable, will be released soon,
with an older (but still modern) ecasound, 2.7.0.



Joel Roth
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