Perhaps I was looking at old docs, as the docs had indicated that
filestorage uses 32-bit position pointers; I'm guessing that this has since
changed...

Sean

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From: R. David Murray [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 9:54 AM
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Subject: RE: [Zope-dev] ANNOUNCE: Zope 2.4.0 alpha 1 released


On Fri, 1 Jun 2001 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> My impression is that FileStorage implements a 32-bit id-type-thingy
> somewhere (look at ZODB docs, I think there is something about this
> somewhere), which limits it (in addition to the Linux kernel ext2 fs
limit),
> to < 2GB.  With 7.5 GB, I'd use a more advanced storage like the new -
well,
> not quite released ;) - Berkeley (libdb3 based) storages, though I haven't
> tried anything like that myself...  

FileStorage does *not* have a 2GB limit.  The only 2GB limit is the old
Linux filesystem limit.  I know this, because I've had >2GB Data.fs
files on FreeBSD.

--RDM

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