Re: glib outstanding stuff
- From: Shawn T Amundson <amundson eventloop com>
- To: Jonas Bulow <jonas bulow servicefactory se>
- Cc: Joel Becker <jlbec evilplan org>, Trog <trog gtk org>, Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: glib outstanding stuff
- Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 15:06:35 -0500
On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 11:38:30AM +0200, Jonas Bulow wrote:
> Joel Becker wrote:
> > readline() fails utterly on a file that isn't line oriented.
> > mmap() changes the file contents.
> > Say I have a non-huge data file. I want to do operations on the
> > data and get a munged result. I don't want to affect the actual file
> > contents, so mmap() is out.
> How about using MAP_PRIVATE and/or PROT_READ in the mmap call? Is that
> not portable?
mmap() doesn't exist on BeOS, and there really is no equivalent. So no,
it's not portable.
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