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Bug 133555 - Strings returns "Value too large for defined data type" on >2G files
Strings returns "Value too large for defined data type" on >2G files
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
: 138494 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-09-24 15:31 EDT by M Shannon
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: binutils-
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Last Closed: 2004-10-12 07:57:27 EDT
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Description M Shannon 2004-09-24 15:31:15 EDT
Description of problem:

strings against a >2G file produces.

"Value too large for defined data type"

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How reproducible:

/usr/sbin/strings "filename" where filename is a >2G file.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

"Value too large for defined data type"

Expected results:

strings output

Additional info:

I'm guessing a config flag fell out of the spec file...
Comment 1 M Shannon 2004-09-24 16:06:01 EDT

To the INCLUDES in the binutils directory.

Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-12 07:57:27 EDT
I fixed this back in 2001, but a patch added last year apparently
broke it again.
Comment 3 Jakub Jelinek 2004-11-09 11:33:33 EST
*** Bug 138494 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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