[REBOL] Re: Skip out to lunch on files ?
From: petr::krenzelok::trz::cz at: 3-Oct-2002 22:53
G. Scott Jones wrote:
>From: "Andy Finkel"
>>The FAQ example shows using a command sequence like
>> file: open/binary/direct %myfile.txt
>> skip file 2000
>My apologies. I was not catching on that you meant in reference to file
>handling. I guess I should have figured that out from the context.
>By the way, if you are using network reads, Petr K. figured out that the
>following works. Don't ask _me_ why. It seems to be the only exception to
>the rule about /skip refinement bug. Curious. It may be a solution to your
>port: open/direct/binary/no-wait/skip http://www.rebol.com/graphics/kits.jpg
>100 ;skips 100 bytes
I think it works as it has nothing in common with rebol, no? :-) You
just contact web-server and it (e.g. Apache) does it for you. The
problem is with local files. IIRC Carl told me on IOS some two months
ago that the issues is being looked into. Has anyone tried with /base
ble: open/direct %huhu.txt
insert ble "12345678"
ble: open/direct/skip %huhu.txt 5
insert ble "ABC"
print read %huhu.txt
Hmm, so I tried ... apparently still not fixed ... wasn't that bug
reported two or so years ago? ;-)