Subject: bug#2790: emacs 22.1.1 cannot open 5GB file on
64GB 64-bit GNU/Linux box



> From: Andreas Schwab <schwab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: 2790@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, monnier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx,
> tutufan@xxxxxxxxx
> Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 13:40:24 +0100
>
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@xxxxxxx> writes:
>
> > Then that's another bug waiting to happen, isn't it? Buffer positions
> > should be limited by EMACS_INT, not by int, right?
>
> If you fix _every_ use of int for buffer positions.

Right. And in the meantime, we should probably tell Emacs on 64-bit
platforms is capable of visiting files up to 2GB large.






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