largefiles extension

Mads Kiilerich mads at kiilerich.com
Thu Sep 1 13:28:01 CDT 2011


Carter, Eli wrote, On 09/01/2011 06:39 PM:
>> .... and committing a 3.5GB largefile file causes problems in the dirstate code.
> Adding and committing a largefile of 2**31-1 bytes works.
> Adding a largefile of 2**31 bytes works, but committing it triggers a traceback from dirstate.py

Yes, that is a known limitation of the Mercurial dirstate, and it is a 
known issue that 'largefiles' uses it.

/Mads


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