Cygwin B20 - fseek under gcc fails to reposition on text files

Earnie Boyd
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999

---Corinna Vinschen <> wrote:
> I don't want to be boring, but shouldn't we return
> to the _subject_ instead of discussing the ability
> (or it's absence) to understand contributing?

The contribution discussion is under a different thread.

> You still know the subject? Three choices? Opinions?

In the short-term option 2 in the long-term option 3.  I believe that
any fix that would allow this to work most of the time with the next
release would be beneficial.  However, this should not be a permanent
solution to the problem and a more long term correct method should be

> And moreover:
> Isn't this a theme for cygwin-developers???

Probably, but it was brought up here so any resolution created on the
cygwin-developers needs to be posted here.
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