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Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2023 21:19:47 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
To: Paul Eggert <>
Cc: Rich Felker <>,,,,
Subject: Re: regression in man pages for interfaces using loff_t

* Paul Eggert <> [2023-06-28 11:21:39 -0700]:

> On 2023-06-28 10:53, Rich Felker wrote:
> > The whole reason loff_t exists is to avoid this problem and make a
> > type that's "always full width offset, regardless of _FILE_OFFSET_BITS
> > or _LARGEFILE64_SOURCE" to match with the kernel expectation for these
> > interfaces.
> Why can't off64_t be that type, as it is in glibc? I'm not seeing why we
> need two names for the same type.

umm because off64_t is not a defined type?

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