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Re^3: File Locking

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 15, 2010 at 20:34 UTC ( #849861=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: File Locking
in thread File Locking

His point is still valid. The seek command brings you to the beginning and the description say it brings you to the end. Don't be a jerk.


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Re^4: File Locking
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 25, 2010 at 14:52 UTC
    His point is still valid. The seek command brings you to the beginning and the description say it brings you to the end. Don't be a jerk.

    The description says

    seek(MYFILE, 0, 0); truncate(MYFILE, 0);
    These bring us to the end of the file, and then sets the length to zero.
    It describes what happens in effect, not how (it doesn't say seek brings us to the end of the file and truncate sets the length to zero).

    Besides, what is the end of a zero length file? The beginning

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