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hzn> Agreed the 2GB limit is a problem alright. The issue is *how* do you sensibly get around it? Many APIs assume a 32bit value (in BASIC EXT#, PTR#) - you'd need to modify the way BASIC works and also add to or modify OS calls like OS_GBPB and so on - but in such a way as to preserve backwards compatibility and without introducing "silly" solutions (think of the page+offset scheme that was on the old x86 as an example of how *not* to do things).

I note ADFS/Filecore etc., are included in the next ROOL release - perhaps with these in the open it is time to start discussing *how* to take Filesystems on the RISC OS platform forward and come up with sensible solutions for this.

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 20/10/07 4:42PM
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