Bug in cloop_utils ? -> Can't create a compressed image of 4GB

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 13 13:41:52 CDT 2005

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 08:16:51AM -0500, Epicuro wrote:

> I think there's something wrong with the ubuntu/debian cloop-utils package.
> I have a 4294967296 bytes (4GB) file and I want to create a compressed fs.
> When I issue the command create_compressed_fs extracted_fs 65536 it
> produces the following error :
> Opening input: File too large
> I've looked into 2.01.5-2ubuntu2 sources and the README file says it has
> 64 bit pointers so it should be able of dealing with files larger than 4GB

It isn't built with large file support.

 - mdz

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