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Re: 64/32/16bit curl_off_t for DJGPP and WATCOMC

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:57:56 -0700

On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 07:04:46AM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
> As far as I know, you can only[1] use FAT filesystems on those
> platforms, and so having 64 bit file IO would be wasted there anyway
> since FAT doesn't support large files.

You don't necessarily want to limit yourself to the filesystem. You might
want to download a >2GB file via HTTP (of course, you're definitely
limited in what you could do with that file since you can't write it to
disk or store it in RAM...)

>>> Dan

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