Re: [cc65] ftell and fseek unavailable on c64?

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From: Ullrich von Bassewitz (
Date: 2003-11-18 23:00:10

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 10:17:16PM +0100, Game 64 - Benjamin Bahnsen wrote:
> Are these function unavailable on the c64? 

Yes. If implemented, they would be slow like hell, since the only way to seek
on a file opened on the floppy is to close it, reopen it, and then read all
data up to the given point. Using SEEK_END is even more difficult, since the
length of a file can only be determined by reading it completely.
As far as I know, the Atari machines are currently the only ones that have



Ullrich von Bassewitz                        
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