Re: Maximum size of ext2 files on ia32 is?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 20:30:40 EST

> > 2G. But my version of 7.2 Suse doesn't. I take it this is a recent update
> > to the file utils?
> No, it's a matter of if the distributor, who compiled fileutils,
> compiled with -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 or not.

Well grep isnt actually gnu fileutils but the point is mostly valid. grep
also uses mmap so there are some other minor points of consideration
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