large file support in Win32

Ryan Malayter ryan at
Thu Sep 22 21:48:37 CEST 2005

On 9/22/05, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> Anyway, I solved it now by using GetFileSizeEx.  I ran a test today
> and it works. I was only abe to do the decrytpion to nul but it didn't
> reported an error.
> On pre W2000 system GetFileSize will be used.

Fatastic! Any idea what version it will be in? I was going to give
mingw/msys another try soon... this seems like a good opportunity. Or
is it just easier to do a cross-compile from Linux?

Thanks for all your great work,

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are equally effective, and more fun.

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