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Re: Binary compatibility and 64-bit curl_off_t

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 12:17:40 -0700

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 06:56:46PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Thinking about it further, we can even just make the configure script
> check for this rare circuomstance and make the lib/ adapt to
> the configure results - and generate a different SONAME for that case
> only. The check can then be removed at the next "real" bump.

Good thinking, except for the pathological case where a compile-time
switch will turn on 64-bit off_t, the old libcurl was compiled with that
enabled, and the new libcurl was not. Then it would appear that the size
has changed when it actually hasn't.

>>> Dan

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