Problems w/ MacFUSE & SSHFS

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Thu Oct 21 11:01:38 PDT 2010

On Oct 21, 2010, at 1:55 PM, Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:
> Never having used the 64 bit world (still a PPC 10.5.8 person), does
> the 32 bit kernel let a file go bigger than 4GiB?

maximum file size isn't dependent on the size of the pointers in the kernel.

All versions of Mac OS X have been able to deal with large files:

(even Mac OS 8 could support large files - )

> Do writes of big
> data stay as atomic as writes of small data?

it depends on what you mean - but probably the answer you need is no (consider that it takes time for your hard drive to actually write the data out).

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