Subject: Re: mkisofs file size limit
To: Brad du Plessis <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/09/2005 19:34:20
In article <010101c524cf$e8130d00$6ea8a8c0@acervfr9okf50t> Brad wrote:
: Is there any way I can get round the file size limit of 0x7FFFFFFF?

  Install sysutils/cdrtools-ossdvd, the mkisofs from that package can
store files up to 4GB in size.

: What determines this limit?

  It's the largest size that can be represented as a signed 32 bit
value, and some people seem to think the size field in ISO 9660 file
systems is a signed value; playing it save, I guess.