Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 30797
tcsh > operator truncates files to zero once they grow beyond 2 GB
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:59 EDT
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If you append to a file with the tcsh > operator the file gets truncated
to zero lenght as soon as it reaches 2 GB of size. bash > operator works
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a file a few bytes less than 2 GB
2. in tcsh shell run echo "a new text string" > pretty_big_file
Actual Results: File consists of xt string only. 2 GB of content are
Expected Results: A complete file
/bin/ftp has problems with big files too it only writes the first 2 GB if I
There was a typo in my bug report. I meant the >> operator instead of the >
*** Bug 31259 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
looks like tcsh needs llseek instead of the standard seek... fix appears to be
I have a similar problem with the tcsh. I cannot get any file size larger than 4GB regardless of the method used to create the file.
I was actually doing a load to a mysql db at the time. I cannot seem to get passed the 4GB file size. If I use bash
the problem goes away.
on bash I can build files greater than 4GB without a problem (Fisher and Wolverine). But to correct my last email, I still cannot
create mysql tables larger than 4GB.