Subject: Re: mkisofs file size limit
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Carl Brewer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/15/2005 09:32:51
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> In article <>,


> I've composed a patch to write files of arbitrary size (greater than 4GB)
> using multiple extents, conditionally on giving "-iso-level 3".  The only
> guaranteed method to extract them is using "isoinfo" as patched by the patch,
> although my DVD Video (hardware) player happens to be able to play them.
> Anybody interested?

I'm definatly interested, but am wondering if there's a "better" way to
store 4GB on a DVD?  I'm trying to use them to back up filesystems
with cdrecord.  Any suggestions rather than hacking at mkisofs?