Interest in large file support?

Sander Jansen s.jansen at
Fri Mar 3 21:41:23 UTC 2017

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 3:10 PM, Scott Wheeler <scott at>

> Hi Ben --
> > On Mar 3, 2017, at 22:00, Ben Coburn <ben at> wrote:
> >
> > One of the things we've added is support for files larger than 2gb,
> something we absolutely need in our product.
> That's already been done in the taglib2 branch (and can't be done in the
> master branch for binary compatibility reasons).  It may be worth just
> pulling the patch from there.
> Cheers,
> -Scott

So, how many more years before we're willing to break binary compatibility
and release taglib2?

Perhaps instead of worrying about breaking existing software, why not make
sure v2 can be installed alongside v1 (including both versions of header
files), so that people that are willing to upgrade can do so, while at the
same time maintaining support for the older software.


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