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-rw-r--r--compat/mingw.c17
-rw-r--r--compat/mingw.h3
2 files changed, 20 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/compat/mingw.c b/compat/mingw.c
index f90a114..9a8e336 100644
--- a/compat/mingw.c
+++ b/compat/mingw.c
@@ -140,6 +140,23 @@ int mingw_open (const char *filename, int oflags, ...)
return fd;
}
+#undef write
+ssize_t mingw_write(int fd, const void *buf, size_t count)
+{
+ /*
+ * While write() calls to a file on a local disk are translated
+ * into WriteFile() calls with a maximum size of 64KB on Windows
+ * XP and 256KB on Vista, no such cap is placed on writes to
+ * files over the network on Windows XP. Unfortunately, there
+ * seems to be a limit of 32MB-28KB on X64 and 64MB-32KB on x86;
+ * bigger writes fail on Windows XP.
+ * So we cap to a nice 31MB here to avoid write failures over
+ * the net without changing the number of WriteFile() calls in
+ * the local case.
+ */
+ return write(fd, buf, min(count, 31 * 1024 * 1024));
+}
+
#undef fopen
FILE *mingw_fopen (const char *filename, const char *otype)
{
diff --git a/compat/mingw.h b/compat/mingw.h
index 7c2ab64..0e3e743 100644
--- a/compat/mingw.h
+++ b/compat/mingw.h
@@ -170,6 +170,9 @@ int link(const char *oldpath, const char *newpath);
int mingw_open (const char *filename, int oflags, ...);
#define open mingw_open
+ssize_t mingw_write(int fd, const void *buf, size_t count);
+#define write mingw_write
+
FILE *mingw_fopen (const char *filename, const char *otype);
#define fopen mingw_fopen