On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 10:18 PM, Timothy Madden <terminatorul@gmail.com> wrote:
 
Does this mean that some previous gcc releases on MinGW used to support
large files ?


AFAIK MinGW32-based variants (mingw.org, nuwen, etc) never included Large File Support and nothing makes me think this is going to change. More details on _FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 here:

http://users.suse.com/~aj/linux_lfs.html

MinGW variants based on MinGW-w64 do support LFS. E. g. mingw-w64.sf.net, mingwbuilds, TDM and others.

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