fatal SIGSYS under irix

Gerrit Holl gerrit at nl.linux.org
Sat Feb 26 22:14:53 CET 2000


On Sat, Feb 26, 2000 at 04:05:19PM -0500, Justin Sheehy wrote:
> "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

Same for Linux.

regards,
Gerrit.

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