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Re: file-exists? confused

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: file-exists? confused
Date: 26 Mar 2006 00:48:00 +0200
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Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> Actually, I see off_t is exposed through the ptob port descriptor
> funcs, so implicitly changing to off64_t would break applications.

I think we need to redo the public port API anyway, for Unicode and to
clean it up.  At that time, we can also get large files right.
> It'd be nice if guile could use the 64 functions internally.  There
> might need to be new entries in the ptob for seek64 and truncate64
> versions of the seek and truncate funcs.  Or a flag saying which
> flavour is in use.
> There doesn't seem to be any room in that struct, but if it's always
> created by scm_make_port_type then perhaps adding new fields to the
> end would keep compatibility.

Yes, that is good enough.

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