problems with read()

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 22 19:17:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 09:34:40PM -0500, David Johnson wrote:
>I'm seeing weird problems with read()
>Below is a simple program that open()'s a file and read()'s 4K at a 
>time until the entire file is read.  Opening the file with different 
>paths seems to produce the problem while other paths have no problem.
>The first read to the file returns 20-40 bytes of the file and then 
>each read after that returns 0 bytes of the file.

Open the file with the O_BINARY option:

fd = open(filename, O_RDONLY | O_BINARY);


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