[fpc-pascal] Truncate procedure unable to work under Linux, is this a bug?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu May 21 09:33:18 CEST 2015

On Wed, 20 May 2015, Peter wrote:

> On 20/05/15 16:36, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Peter said:
>>> It should work if Truncate64 is used instead of Truncate.
>>> I suggest its a bug, albeit probably a wishlist one.
>>> http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man2/ftruncate.2.html
>> ftruncate64 is already used for 32-bit CPUs, ftruncate for 64-bit cpus
>> You can get info on what FPC sends to the kernel using strace.
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> Thanks for that. So is it a bug then? Why is 64-bit not using ftruncate64?

It is a bug in the system unit. I committed a patch in rev. 30892.


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