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Bug 87444 - perl 5.6.1 include in redhat 8 doesn't fully support >2g files
Summary: perl 5.6.1 include in redhat 8 doesn't fully support >2g files
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Chip Turner
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-26 22:17 UTC by Bob McCormick
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-30 20:56:23 UTC

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Description Bob McCormick 2003-03-26 22:17:59 UTC
Description of problem:

perl 5.6.1 include in redhat 8 doesn't fully support >2g files

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Version     : 5.6.1
Release     : 26.72.3   

How reproducible:

Easily reproducible

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a file larger than 2 gig. (dd if=/dev/zero of=test.file bs=1024 
2.perl -e 'print -M test.file' (This should print the size of the file.  It 
works if test.file is smaller than 2 gig)

Actual results:

The value returned by -M is undefined.  

Expected results:

-M should return the size of the file, and does if the file is smaller than 2 

Additional info:

Comment 1 Chip Turner 2003-03-30 20:56:23 UTC
Red Hat 8 ships with perl 5.8.0, not perl 5.6.1.  Perl 5.8.0 in RH 8 does
support large files.

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