[tex-k] Size limitation for dvips output files

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Sep 24 03:14:27 CEST 2010

Hi Karl,

>     I think there is no 2G limit for the output file in the
>     present dvips even in 32bit systems.
> Right, as I already explained, there is no limit specifically in dvips.
> I can only surmise that on w32 the compiler does 64-bit file stuff by
> default.  Unless you did a ton of 64-bit stuff in w32tex, did you? 

No I didn't. I'm using the original dvips sources.
Input dvi file should be less than 2G, because ftell and fseek
are used for input files.


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