problem with large quotas

Ken Murchison ken at
Tue Sep 28 14:23:08 EDT 2004

Philip Chambers wrote:

> I have just encountered a problem with setting a large quota and it appears that the 
> code must be using just 32 bit arithmetic!
> I set a user to have a 10 gigabyte quota and the user was treated as being 
> over-quota with just 10 megabytes.  I presume there will be problems if I set a 
> quote of over 2 gigabytes which is the 32 bit limit.  Can anyone clarify the 
> situation?

Yes, both the quota limit and quota usage are limited to 32-bits.  Cyrus 
2.3 uses 64-bits (long long int) on systems that support it.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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