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13.2 Large File Support

The module provides support for files larger than 2 GB, or with device or inode numbers or timestamps exceeding 32 bits. To this effect, it ensures that types like off_t and time_t are 64-bit when possible, at least on the following platforms: glibc, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, AIX, HP-UX, IRIX, Solaris, Cygwin, mingw, MSVC.