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Re: TEST: patch-2.5.8-4

On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 04:11:11PM -0700, David Rothenberger wrote:
>David Rothenberger writes:
> > Charles Wilson wrote:
> > > 
> > > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I've uploaded the 64 bit version of patch, 2.5.8-4, marked as "test".
> > > 
> > > This didn't work, for me.  I got (from memory, this was late last night)
> > > a "Illegal seek value" error message or something every time I tried to
> > > patch.  (And yes, I was currently running a full-up 1.5.0-test system)
> > 
> > FYI, it works if you use the -i switch.  It only fails when reading the
> > patch file from stdin.
>I did some more research into this.  It looks to me like fdopen()
>does not setup FILE* correctly -- it doesn't set the internal
>function pointer for seek64.  This causes a subsequent fseeko()
>(resolved to fseeko64() somehow) to fail because the function
>pointer isn't there.
>More details and a STC can be found in
>I'm posting here so Corinna doesn't have to wade through all the
>cygwin postings when she gets back....

I appreciate the research *very* much but this is not the appropriate
mailing list for this.

I wouldn't bother to comment but I would hate to see a bunch of "This is
just for Corinna for when she gets back" messages here in the next N


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