Alan Cox wrote:
>>1 GB comes from the fact that some old CD's actually put garbage in
>>the upper byte of the file size, so the test triggers if the size is
>>larger than any CD can be. Unfortunately, DVDs are a lot bigger than
>>CDs and that assumption is no longer correct.
> DVD is supposed to be using 1Gb files. I don't think its a
> big issue as we support UDF too
Well, it's not all about DVDs used for video. I think there are
legitimate reasons to have very large files on a DVD-ROM, and they're
likely to be encoded in iso9660 format (for maximum compatibility) as
long as we don't have individual files > 4 GB.
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