Bug 39082 - stat can not handle files > 2 GB
stat can not handle files > 2 GB
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: stat (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-05-04 07:38 EDT by Andreas Helke
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-04 07:38:51 EDT
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Description Andreas Helke 2001-05-04 07:38:48 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.72 [en] (X11; I; Linux 2.2.7 i686)

Description of problem:
If I run stat on a file > 2 GB I get back the following error message:
Bigtext: Value too large for defined data type

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create 3 GB Textfile called Bigtext
2. stat Bigtext


Actual Results:  Bigtext: Value too large for defined data type

Expected Results:  Normal stat file informations

Additional info:

more and less don't work with these files and produce the same error
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2001-05-06 17:12:56 EDT
It's fixed in stat-2.4-1. You will find it in the rawhide .

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