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SubjectRe: [RFC, PATCH 3/4] elf_core_dump(): make offset calculation and writing processes explicit
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> Daisuke HATAYAMA <d.hatayama@jp.fujitsu.com> writes:
> >
> > However, the clause 1. is not always possible, since one
> > cannot assume that dump_seek() function always supports
> > the seek in the minus direction. Consider no_llseek.
>
> Not even forward seek is always supported, consider core dumping
> to a pipe.
>
> -Andi

I may need to use backward seeking here, not forward. So, I stressed
here for the backward one.

Thanks.


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