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Re: split refuses to split files when size is 4500m

From: Gregor Jackie
Subject: Re: split refuses to split files when size is 4500m
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 09:37:40 +0100
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On Wednesday 09 of July 2003 07:25, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Gregor Jackie <address@hidden> wrote:
> > jackie:/home/backups/EV1# split -b 4500m ev1.cpio.bz2
> > split: 4500m: invalid number of bytes
> > Try `split --help' for more information.
> > jackie:/home/backups/EV1# ls -lh ev1.cpio.bz2
> > -rw-r--r--    1 root     staff        7.8G Jun 11 07:46 ev1.cpio.bz2
> Thank you for the report.
> That's fixed for the next test release.
> Here's a patch:
>   http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2003-04/msg00044.html
> Or look at the diffs in CVS.
> It's revision 1.84 here:
>   http://savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/coreutils/coreutils/src/split.c
Thank you, very much guys.

I would like you, in some spare time - to go through other tools as well. I 
bet this kind of error is hiding somewhere as well.

Unix system administrator and security advisor

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