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2013/11/14 Roberto Ierusalimschy <>:
>> > Can you try compiling your code defining _FILE_OFFSET_BITS to 32? (For
>> > instance you can add the option '-D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=32' to cc.)
>> >
>> Ok, with Lua 5.2.2 & 5.2.3-rc1.
> Thanks for the check.
> Since this seems to be a really special case (uClibc built without large
> file support), I think the sensible solution is for you to incorporate
> this definition in your make options. It does not seem reasonable to
> remove support for large files or to add a very specific #ifdef in the
> distribution because of this rather specific scenario.

I agree by default the support for large files must be enabled.
But, there's more than one way to do it.
See my patch where the variable LFSFLAGS in src/Makefile could be overloaded.
In my point of view, I remove one #ifdef.


> -- Roberto
diff --git a/src/Makefile b/src/Makefile
index 7b4b2b7..4a5e0b9 100644
--- a/src/Makefile
+++ b/src/Makefile
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
 PLAT= none
 CC= gcc
@@ -15,6 +15,8 @@
 RANLIB= ranlib
 RM= rm -f
diff --git a/src/liolib.c b/src/liolib.c
index 2a4ec4a..5e55a81 100644
--- a/src/liolib.c
+++ b/src/liolib.c
@@ -5,16 +5,6 @@
-** This definition must come before the inclusion of 'stdio.h'; it
-** should not affect non-POSIX systems
-#if !defined(_FILE_OFFSET_BITS)
-#define _FILE_OFFSET_BITS	64
 #include <errno.h>
 #include <stdio.h>
 #include <stdlib.h>