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Subjectfile offset corruption on 32-bit machines?
Jeff Robertson analyzes the behaviour of different operating systems' 
64-bit file offset implementation and concludes that on 32-bit
machines, Linux and Solaris lack any locking to keep the two 32-bit
halves in sync and this could cause rare file offset corruption.

http://jeffr-tech.livejournal.com/21014.html

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Meelis Roos (mroos@linux.ee)


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