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Re: [Chicken-hackers] file-size not reporting correct size on big files

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] file-size not reporting correct size on big files
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 22:04:51 +0100
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On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 09:49:38PM +0100, Peter Bex wrote:
> Applying the attached patch to posixunix.scm fixes the problem - for us.

Terribly sorry, but this patch DOES NOT WORK.  I ripped this code from
the code to 'du', which is supposed to work on large files.  Turns out
that my system's 'du' does not work on small files!

Nevertheless, the problem still exists.  How do other systems solve this

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