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Re: Bash scripting and large files: input with the read builtin from a r


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash scripting and large files: input with the read builtin from a redirection gives unexpected result with files larger than 2GB.
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2012 16:38:25 -0500
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On 3/4/12 4:32 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:

> That's true, and I made this change some months ago.  The question is
> whether or not it makes a real difference, since the only use of that
> variable is to check whether the return value from lseek is -1.  I
> suppose under the right set of circumstances it could.

Sorry, I forgot to attach the patch.

Chet


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