[Bro] file is too large

Christian Kreibich christian at whoop.org
Thu May 25 03:56:50 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 11:48 +0100, Christian Kreibich wrote:
> Hi,
> what platform is this on, and what release? 1.1 does configure large
> file support. Look for the following output in your configure run:
> checking for _FILE_OFFSET_BITS value needed for large files... 64
> checking for _LARGE_FILES value needed for large files... no
> If it does not work despite the presence of those, we may not be using
> large-file enabled operations in all places.

ps: note that if this message comes up from pcap then it might be the
case that your pcap library cannot handle large files. See e.g.


> On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 14:32 +0600, salom123 at ok.kz wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I am trying to run Bro offline on files bigger than 2 GB. It does
> > nothing, except saying "File is too large". Has anyone encountered the
> > same problem? Is there any way of getting Bro to read files bigger
> > than 2 GB? Thanks in advance.
> > 
> > regards


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