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From (David N. Welton)
Subject Re: insidious stat vs stat64 bug on Linux
Date Sun, 06 Jan 2002 20:05:25 GMT
Jason Brazile <> writes:

> That is pretty awful. I would have thought that POSIX would have
> defined exactly what a "struct stat" is.
The problem is when it's compiled with one and gets another - I think.
It was horribly subtle to find, and I only started catching on after
looking through the generated assembly and digging through

> If in doubt, I wouldn't trust Tcl on 64 bit issues. From recent
> newsgroup postings, it seems there are still known problems.

I'm still trying to figure out exactly what is to blame for the
situation.  I don't know if it's Debian, Apache, Linux' libc, Tcl, or
what.  I'll probably post to the newsgroup and/or Apache lists.

David N. Welton
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