Hi,

At Sun, 3 Dec 2006 15:56:49 +0900,
Greg Hauptmann wrote in [ruby-talk:227857]:
> I'm getting a negative number being returned for large files when using
> File.size()???  Any ideas?  One of my ruby books says an Integer can be any
> size??
> 
> I'm using:
> - File.size(path)
> - getting negative number responses for large files (e.g. -1001581 where
> file was really around 3.2GB)
> - using Windows XP
> - using ruby 1.8.5 (2006-08-25) [i386-mswin32]

1.8 series on MS-Windows doesn't contain large file support.

-- 
Nobu Nakada