fatal SIGSYS under irix

Justin Sheehy dworkin at ccs.neu.edu
Sat Feb 26 22:05:19 CET 2000


"Tim Peters" <tim_one at email.msn.com> writes:

> Under Win95 (dear Lord, how embarrassing for Unix <wink>):
> 
> >>> f = open("blah.blah")
> >>> f.seek(1, -4)
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> IOError: [Errno 22] The device does not recognize the command

Just embarrassing for IRIX, and IRIX already has a lot of things
to be embarrassed about.

Under both FreeBSD and Solaris:

>>> f = open('foo') 
>>> f.seek(1, -4) 
Traceback (innermost last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
IOError: [Errno 22] Invalid argument

-Justin

 




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