[fpc-pascal] TFileStream.SetSize sometimes fails
lazarus at mfriebe.de
Fri Aug 14 20:37:44 CEST 2009
Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Aug 2009, Martin wrote:
>> However in c I can specify
>> open(fname, O_WRONLY | O_TRUNC );
>> which does work (bypasses the bug)
>> I haven't seen an equvivalent to O_TRUNC in fpc ?
> Sure there is:
> uses baseunix;
> H : integer;
> h:=fpOpen(fname,O_WrOnly or o_trunk)
> But that is not relevant:
> a) FPC itself should not work around kernel/vbox bugs.
> b) It would not help in Mattias' case anyway...
I never said FPC should workaround, and I am not in favour for the
Lazarus to do so.
Then again, if that had been a cross platform argument, there would be
no reason (IMHO) why lazarus could not set the flag , when opening the
file. If it had been cross-platform....
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