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Re: large binary file support in CVS

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: large binary file support in CVS
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 12:15:58 -0500 (EST)

Christopher 'The Homie Beard' Hemphill writes:
> I found an old post you made specifically about mmap and the way this is
> used in CVS.  You specifically say, " I'm
> working on a patch to allow CVS to fall back on normal I/O if mmap()
> fails..." 

Unfortunately, that patch never quite got finished.

> Is this an option that I can set during the configure to use normal I/O?

No, but there probably ought to be one.  In the meantime, you can just
edit the generated config.h and comment out the define for HAVE_MMAP
before you build.

-Larry Jones

Another casualty of applied metaphysics. -- Hobbes

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