Re: [PATCH] make st seekable again

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 15:16:33 EST

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 01:43:57AM +0100, Bodo Eggert wrote:

> Can the lseek be restricted to seek from 0 to 0 (or even * to 0 aka rewind)?
> This would re-enable tar and probably other applications depending on this
> API while not giving them false positives.

This would be good only if we also agree to spit out warning messages every
time the trick is used, so that people know they are relying on a buggy
application. Just like tcpdump and AF_PACKET.


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