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Re: lseek64 () - More of a query than a true *BUG*...


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: lseek64 () - More of a query than a true *BUG*...
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 10:52:21 +0200
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"Trevor van Bremen" <address@hidden> writes:

> In glibc-2.3.2 for Linux IA32, the lseek64 () function is implemented as a 
> wrapper around the llseek system call in Linux.
> (
> See sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/llseek.c in glibc source
> )
> However, I believe the actual implementation specifics are incorrect in this 
> instance...  Technically, the llseek system call in IA32-Linux is also 
> incorrectly implemented in that it should either return 0 (SUCCESS) or -1 
> (FAILURE).  What it *DOES* return is the lower 32 bits of the new offset.  

No, it doesn't.  Check out the fourth parameter.

Andreas.

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