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SubjectRe: problems in pread(2).

On Tue, 26 Jan 1999 07:51:22 +0000 (GMT), Tigran Aivazian
<tigran@sco.COM> said:

> The Single Unix v2 specs says:
> The pread() function will fail, and the file pointer remains unchanged,
> if:

> The file is a regular file and an attempt was made to read or
> write at or beyond the offset maximum associated with the file.

> The "offset maximum associated with the file" is the fancy way of saying
> "current size of the file".

No, the "offset maximum" is a fancy way of saying "the maximum possible
offset_t supported for this file descriptor".


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