LLSEEK(2) - Linux man page online | System calls
Reposition read/write file offset.
LLSEEK(2) Linux Programmer's Manual LLSEEK(2)
Linux 2017-09-15 LLSEEK(2)
NAME_llseek - reposition read/write file offset
SYNOPSIS#include <sys/types.h> #include <unistd.h> int _llseek(unsigned int fd, unsigned long offset_high, unsigned long offset_low, loff_t *result, unsigned int whence); Note: There is no glibc wrapper for this system call; see NOTES.
DESCRIPTIONThe _llseek() system call repositions the offset of the open file description associated with the file descriptor fd to (offset_high<<32) | offset_low bytes relative to the begin‐ ning of the file, the current file offset, or the end of the file, depending on whether whence is SEEK_SET, SEEK_CUR, or SEEK_END, respectively. It returns the resulting file position in the argument result. This system call exists on various 32-bit platforms to support seeking to large file off‐ sets.
RETURN VALUEUpon successful completion, _llseek() returns 0. Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORSEBADF fd is not an open file descriptor. EFAULT Problem with copying results to user space. EINVAL whence is invalid.
CONFORMING TOThis function is Linux-specific, and should not be used in programs intended to be porta‐ ble.
NOTESGlibc does not provide a wrapper for this system call. To invoke it directly, use syscall(2). However, you probably want to use the lseek(2) wrapper function instead.
SEE ALSOlseek(2), open(2), lseek64(3)
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|llseek(2)||referred by||lseek64(3) | syscall(2) | syscalls(2)|
|refer to||lseek(2) | lseek64(3) | open(2) | syscall(2)|