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file offsets with a type that isn't off_t ?

From: Yang Tse <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 03:40:13 +0200

2008/6/3, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> [...], systems which handle large files with a type that isn't
> off_t? (loff_t (old Linux), offset_t (old Solaris), __int64 (Windows)).

Any other data types that have been used or are in use for file offsets ?

I actually care about the name of the data type, not if it is capable
of handling which file size.

This is for a part that I'm still rumbling, related with detection of
large file settings.

Received on 2008-06-13