Re: llseek and 64 bit return...

From: Linda Walsh (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 11:58:12 EST

Linda Walsh wrote:
> I notice that the return value of llseek returns an error if the value to
> return is > 32 bits. Perhaps it could change to return 64 bits via the new
> 64-bit (ia32) system call?

--- it is lseek that returns an actual 'offset' value, llseek only
returns 0 or error code.  So...then I ask what would the implications (in a future
development release) of changing lseek to return 64 bits on intel.


-- Linda A Walsh | Trust Technology, Core Linux, SGI | Voice: (650) 933-5338

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