Subject: Re: Re: Shrinking ext3 directories



On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 08:17:54PM +0200, Daniel Phillips
<phillips@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > lseek(SEEK_CUR) requires the ability to do relative seeks, so off_t
> > has to be signed. That's the only place which makes that restriction
> > afaik, but it affects everything.
>
> Yes, and that isn't allowed on Ext2 directories, correct? And seekdir doesn't
> return a value at all.

telldir and seekdir are library functions which use [l]lseek as their
kernel API.

--Stephen


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