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    SubjectRe: lseek("/dev/hda1", 0, SEEK_END) returns 0

    > > I would like to ask you if the lseek with SEEK_END and offset of 0
    > > should return 0
    > > when used on raw devices like hard disk or cdrom.
    > Its not defined for them

    Some time ago patch floated around which made SEEK_END work. I guess
    it gives sense for partitions, still it is not going to be usefull on
    i386 anytime soon.

    I think working SEEK_END would be nice feature...

    > > By example Solaris 2.5 returns the correct length of partiton but Linux
    > > 2.0 returns 0.
    > 2.5 doesnt - try it on an 8Gig partition...

    :-( but on alpha it might be nice.
    I'm really Pavel
    Look at ;-).

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