Adam Naumowicz adamn at math.uwb.edu.pl
Wed Jul 24 15:13:23 CEST 2002

On Wed, 24 Jul 2002, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> It's been reported a lot of times already (in several variants), but it is
> not a bug. Typed and untyped files and are by default always opened in
> READ/WRITE mode when using reset (just like in Turbo Pascal) contrary to
> text files, which are opened in read-only mode in that case. Look up the
> "filemode" variable in the manual for information on how to fix this
> problem.

Thanks, I was misled as the error was caused by an operation on the file
(FileSize in this situation) which shouldn't do any attempt to write to
a file. That's why I expected it would not raise errors no matter in
what mode the file was reset.
Adam Naumowicz

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