[vlc-devel] Patch for Trac #3452: VLC fails to compile on OS X with zlib 1.2.4

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Thu Mar 25 20:51:39 CET 2010

On Thursday 25 March 2010 21:29:47 Gellule Xg, you wrote:
> The documentation of glibc indicates that LARGEFILE64_SOURCE provides a
> transitional API that exposes lseek64, off64_t, etc, which are not used
> anywhere in VLC. Whereas FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 is the actual flag that
> turns lseek, off_t, etc into 64 bits versions. My understanding is that
> only FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 is needed.

May be so, but you can't just post such a patch without documenting it.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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