Subject: Re: gzip and amanda conflict?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2005 14:05:01
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Gilbert Ferna
>> Folks, could you please take a look at the quick patch below?
>The inflate and deflate functions of gzip can handle any
>size of data. So why do we just fix this by allowing over
>4 Gb of data to be compressed by NetBSD's gzip ?
>The problem will mostly arise when deflating over 4 Gb
>data, so the warning could be kept to inform the user
>that either gzip 1.3.5 or patched 1.2 will be required to
>deflate properly over 4 Gb data.
But it's not!
It's worked for years. All that doesn't work is gzip -t or gzip -l.