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    SubjectDocumenting stat(2)
    In article <9463fj$gsq$> you write:
    > Basically, the _only_ think you should depend on is that st_size
    > contains:
    > - for regular files, the size of the file in bytes
    > - for symlinks, the length of the symlink.

    I don't think this is right - for a symlink, stat should return the
    size of the file; lstat should return the size of the symlink.

    David M. Meyer
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