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

gellule.xg at free.fr gellule.xg at free.fr
Thu Mar 25 21:09:10 CET 2010

Quoting Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org>:

> 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.

Fair enough. I should have copied the information from the trac entry
(http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/3452). Let me craft a new E-mail, after
checking the compilation on linux.

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