Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55912
compress command can not compress 2g datafile
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
The file NLDV.0111071919 is 2.3g when I compress it I got the
$ compress NLDV.0111071919
read error onNLDV.0111071919: Value too large for
defined data type
I use gzip , it works, it create a *.gz file, but when I use gunzip to
extract the gz file, it failed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.compress filename (filename's size is above 2g)
3.or gzip filename
Actual Results: It can not compress 2g file.
Expected Results: It can compress any size file .
for gzip, as it zip a file , I should use gunzip to unzip the file.
Please try choosing the correct component when reporting a bug.
RHL 6.2 doesn't have large file support - Red Hat Linux 7.1 and later does. 7.2