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From: Joel Reymont <joelr1@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] appending data to a mmap-ed file
I'm fine with focusing on 64-bit architectures. 

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On 17/12/2010, at 14:48, "Richard W.M. Jones" <rich@annexia.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 01:36:35AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Or avoid the whole issue and make the file large enough to begin
>> with. Thanks to sparse files you can create a huge file that only uses 1
>> block on disk. Then you can mmap that and it will use up more disk space
>> as you fill in data automatically.
> 
> Sure, if you have an upper limit.  Neither works well on 32 bit
> architectures where you're really limited for contiguous free address
> space.
> 
> Rich.
> 
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> Richard Jones
> Red Hat
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