ftell fseek problem
Thu Sep 10 14:21:00 GMT 1998
Get rid of the \r in the line endings and open the file in binary
processing mode. ftell will work the same as on unix this way.
---Miphon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In using a mkindx kinda file it doesn't seem to grab the correct start
> spots so the out putfrom the text file is started in an incorrect spot
> (am I making any sense yet?).
> I'm not an acual programmer just someone who occasionally can do some
> debugging and a little compiling here and there and this problem is
> above me. The mkindx file I am refering to comes with the PENNmush
> package available at http://www.pennmush.org/ .
> One of the programmers sent this to me if it helps. I guess what I'm
> asking is there a way to get ftell (and fseek) to work correctly?
> could this problem be because in Win32, we get the
> mkindx bigpos using ftell, but we store the entry's length
> (bigpos - pos)? According to my unix man page for ftell, on
> some non-Unix systems, the ftell return value can't really be
> used arithmetically like that because it's not measured in
> bytes but in something else meaningful only to fseek.
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