[Mono-dev] WindowsBase in mcs

Paolo Molaro lupus at ximian.com
Mon Nov 10 13:17:12 EST 2008

On 11/06/08 Alan McGovern wrote:
> However this use case is likely to never be hit in System.IO.Packaging. The
> API requires that when you 'write' data to a zip archive, the data is also
> kept in memory. If you did try to use a 2gb file with this API, you'd end up
> trying to allocate a 2gb block of memory.

There is no requirement in the API that data is kept in memory, this bug
needs to be fixed, if you don't know how, at least file a bug report in
bugzilla so we don't forget about it.


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