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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-07 11:42:28

At Monday 2005-02-07 08:04, you wrote:
>Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>>"Roman Dementiev" <dementiev_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>| Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>>| > "Roman Dementiev" <dementiev_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>| > news:cu62pe$a1i$
>>| > | Hello,
>>| > |
>>| > | I am developing a library called Stxxl.
>>| >
>>| >
>>| > | Would such a library be interesting for Boost users? Does it fit here?
>>| > | Is it worth to boostify it?
>>| > |
>>| > | I would be very glad to know your opinion.
>>| >
>>| > if you intend to submit it, would it then be possible to make it
>>| > work on more platforms, unix (mac), windows?
>>| yes. One must rewrite only the lower layer of Stxxl using native
>>| file access methods and native multithreading.
>>is that because you need mem.mapped files? Otherwise, why don't you use boost
>>filsystem and boost threads?
>I do not necessarily need memory mapped files.
>The Boost filesystem library is more about manipulating files and directories.
>But what I need is the file access itself: create/open/read/write/close
>file. I would
>have been using std::fstream as a portable file access method, but it lacks
>support of files larger than 2 GB. It is really big disadvantage in my case.

not on MY system (Windows XP, VC++7.1). Perhaps your basic standard
library needs fixing

>The boost threads library does fit my requirements. I would use
>when it comes to boostifying Stxxl.
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