[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Files larger than 2^31 bytes

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From: Brian Stevens <bstevens33@...>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:27:38 -0700
On Oct 9, 2009, at 12:13 PM, Bill Zielenbach wrote:

> That next release of FB will make my life much simpler. Did you say  
> it released yesterday? (smile).


That next release makes lof(), loc() and rec() terabyte capable by  
returning a SInt64. However, the SInt64 data type is supported in  
FB5's current release. This allows coding with SInt64 now until the  
next release. In the example posted today, lof() would not work with a  
large file, but testing on smaller files is possible and, if the code  
is written well, should seamlessly transition to the larger files for  
the next release of FB5

Brian S