Current file position ?

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Tue Jul 20 10:03:38 CDT 2004


At 07:09 20/07/2004 -0700, Jan Schenkel wrote:

>Hi Alex,
>
>I'm afraid you can't do that ; please file an
>enhancement request with bugzilla to get a
>'currentPosition' property for open files.
>Please remember to inform the mailing list of the
>number so people can vote on it ;-)

Thanks Jan.

Bug 1851 : Need a command to return the current file position.
>There is currently no way to obtain the current file position, 
>corresponding to
>that used in the seek command (and in the "at" parameter of read/write 
>commands).
>
>Need the equivalent of the function "tell" or "ftell" to teturn this 
>value, for
>use in subsequent seek/read/write comands.

note - I haven't figured out the voting scheme yet - don't take the lack of 
votes for it to mean I don't care :-)

-- Alex.
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