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Re: RPM roadmapping



Hi.

On Thu, 02 Aug 2007 16:53:43 +0300, Jonathan Dieter wrote:

> The main problem with using cpio is that individual files have a limit
> of 2GB (which isn't a problem in most cases, but it is a limit).  Why
> not push a newer cpio format that changes all 16-bit and 32-bit
> records to 64-bit (along with specifying endienness)?

What exactly is the use case of files larger than 2GB wrt RPM?

I just do not see the need for this.


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