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Re: possible bug in fseek of buffered files shared between processes (example uses stdin)
On Tue, Nov 02, 2021 at 04:54:58PM -0700, Carlo Arenas wrote:
> Note that the way the wording is done in that paragraph, it might seem
> to imply that the position is a property of the file and not of the
> FILE, so you could have more than one FILE pointing to the same fd,
> and any fseek on it should be visible to them all.
That's a preposterous interpretation, though, because it would
prohibit buffering in stdio and that's the whole point of stdio.
Anyway, I don't see it, because C itself has no notion of files, let
alone other processes. There are only FILEs.
David A. Holland
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