Re: O_DIRECT foolish question

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Wed Feb 12 2003 - 18:38:46 EST

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 06:33:23PM -0500, Bruno Diniz de Paula wrote:

> But your code doesn't use O_DIRECT:

Sorry, you need to edit it (see my previous email). A better version
(appended) gives the following results.

cw:3@tapu(cw)$ cp od.c test
cw:3@tapu(cw)$ gcc -Wall od.c
cw:3@tapu(cw)$ ./a.out
read 503 bytes
read 0 bytes

> Let me know whether including O_DIRECT the test worked.

Seems to. I get 0 the 2nd time about, presumably this is EOF but
arguably it should return something else.


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