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From: Shivkumar Chandrasekaran <shiv@e...>
Subject: Fwd: [Caml-list] Unix.lseek versus Pervasives.pos
Oops! That is pos_out not pos in the message below.

BTW, I did further experiments, and this seems to be a bug! The 
behaviour I reported seems to depend on what exactly I am trying to 
marshal out.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Shivkumar Chandrasekaran <shiv@ece.ucsb.edu>
> Date: Mon Mar 17, 2003  2:45:42 PM US/Pacific
> To: caml-list@inria.fr
> Subject: [Caml-list] Unix.lseek versus Pervasives.pos
>
> Hi,
>
> Currently I am trying to handle "LargeFiles" while marshalling caml 
> values and I have run into this incidental problem (nothing to do with 
> LargeFile). If I open a file with "open_out_bin", write to it using 
> "output_value" and then try to determine the position in the file 
> using "pos", I get the correct value. However, if I use Unix.lseek > thus
>
> Unix.lseek (Unix.descr_of_out_channel fd_out) 0 Unix.SEEK_CUR
>
> I get a different value (so far always 0) than the one I get from
>
> pos fd_out
>
> The manual does not seem to help. Any advice will be appreciated. 
> Thanks,
>
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