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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Handling over 2gb of output
Date: Jan 10 2000 3:01PM
> I have the need to write output files from queries which have result
> sets are larger than 2gb. This is on Solaris 2.6 and the file system I
> am using is configured to handle large files (and I have verified this).
> I tried this with a script using Sybperl::DBlib and was not successful.
> No errors occurred, but the file output stopped right at 2gb.
I suspect that this is a perl problem, and that perl won't support
files larger than 2GB unless it is built in 64 bit mode (I have not
looked into this seriously, though, so I might be wrong).
In any case you should probably create multiple output files...
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