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Value too large... #3993

p5pRT opened this issue May 16, 2001 · 2 comments

Value too large... #3993

p5pRT opened this issue May 16, 2001 · 2 comments


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p5pRT commented May 16, 2001

Migrated from (status was 'resolved')

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p5pRT commented May 16, 2001

From Sira.Sudhindranath@Sun.COM

lstat(../myfile)​: Value too large for defined data type at
/usr/dist/pkgs/perl,v5.003/lib/ line 111

The size of the file "myfile" is 2796617120 bytes.

Is there any way to tell Perl to increase the sizes of the
defined data types?

The version info is as follows :

Summary of my perl5 (5.0 patchlevel 3 subversion 0) configuration​:
  osname=solaris, osver=2.5.1, archname=sun4-solaris
  uname='sunos m-e-ir1 5.5.1 generic sun4u sparc sunw,ultra-1 '
  hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
  cc='cc', optimize='-O', gccversion=
  ccflags =''
  stdchar='unsigned char', d_stdstdio=define, usevfork=false
  voidflags=15, castflags=0, d_casti32=define, d_castneg=define
  intsize=4, alignbytes=8, usemymalloc=y, randbits=15
  Linker and Libraries​:
  ld='cc', ldflags =''
  libpth=/lib /usr/lib /usr/ccs/lib
  libs=-lsocket -lnsl -ldl -lm -lc -lcrypt
  libc=/lib/, so=so
  Dynamic Linking​:
  dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=, ccdlflags=' '
  cccdlflags='-Kpic', lddlflags='-G'

@​INC​: /usr/dist/pkgs/perl,v5.003/lib/sun4-solaris/5.003
/usr/dist/pkgs/perl,v5.003/lib/site_perl .

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  /____ \\ \ Software Engineer, Processor Products Group
  /_____\ \\ / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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p5pRT commented May 16, 2001

From @AlanBurlison

Alan Burlison

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