On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 17:42 -0200, Darvin Denmian wrote:

> Hello,
> I need to open a file with more than 2GB but the following error occurs:
> failed to open stream: Value too large for defined data type in
> /srv/www/sandboxes/dev02/test.php on line 2
> I'm running this php in a 32 bits system.
> Googling I found that with the option
> "CFLAGS="-D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64""  the problem can be solved.
> Will I have this issue in a 64 bits System?
> Is there some recognized solution for this issue?
> Thanks.

32-bit PHP has quite a few problems with large files. I ran into an odd
one where I couldn't even get the dates from a file that was over 2GB! I
think you may be running into something similar here, where some value
that is needed to work with the file is going over the maximum that
32-bit can handle. 64-bit should fix the problem, but if you're in
doubt, you could try testing it on a VM first?


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