|Subject:||Re: Man page for fopen in a+ mode is misleading|
|Date:||Wed, 17 Sep 2003 10:01:36 -0700|
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This man page problem was document as bug 81359.
The bug was closed with a conclusion of "[The] manual pages
are hopelessly outdated [ - use info instead]".
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 03:43:19PM -0700, Joshua Redstone wrote:I noticed the fopen man page specifies that fopen in mode "a+" positions the stream at the end of the file.Glibc doesn't have man pages, only the info manual which is correct. Report it to the maintainer of the manpages. The manual pages are outdated or wrong on more issues than this, I recommend using the glibc manual. Jeroen Dekkers
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