file seek is slow

Metalone jcb at
Wed Mar 10 21:03:35 CET 2010

f1_seek = did not change the performance at all.
As it turns out each call is only
646 nanoseconds slower than 'C'.
However, that is still 80% of the time to perform a file seek,
which I would think is a relatively slow operation compared to just
making a system call.

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