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bug#9800: Incomplete truncated file buffers from the /proc filesystem


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#9800: Incomplete truncated file buffers from the /proc filesystem
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 10:44:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> Does lseek work on these files?

No.  The contents are completely dynamic, generated on-the-fly when
reading.

> Or we could treat those files as non-regular,

That is the only option.

Andreas.

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