MSVC large file support (was Re: [Xapian-devel] Re: [Xapian-commits] 7603: trunk/xapian-core/ trunk/xapian-core/backends/flint/ trunk/xapian-core/backends/quartz/)

Charlie Hull charlie at
Tue Feb 6 10:49:12 GMT 2007

Olly Betts wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 10:20:20AM +0000, Charlie Hull wrote:
>> That's much better Olly; keeping the platform specific stuff out is a 
>> much tidier approach. I've had to make a small change to stop the MS 
>> headers barfing (attached), but apart from that it builds fine.
> Hmm, what was the error?  Ideally these safeXXX.h headers should be
> usable in the same order as the XXX.h headers they replace...
> Cheers,
>     Olly

wchar.h was complaining at this line:

typedef long off_t;                /* file offset value */

because you'd already defined off_t as __int64.


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