gzip from ports vs gzip from system

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Sun Jun 26 05:59:15 GMT 2005

Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Jun 26), Norberto Meijome said:
>>Hi there,
>>I had to install gzip from ports as gzip from base system doesn't seem 
>>to support >2GB files. Now I find myself with a set of gzip utils in 
>>/usr/bin/ (system) and one in /usr/local/ (ports).
> I have never had any problems with gzip and files over 2gb.  Do you
> have an example?

and yes, the error msg from the process was gzip's msg, cant handle 
filesize > 2 GB. sorry, dont have the original msg at hand anymore.

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