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Date:   Sun, 22 Nov 2020 13:43:18 +0100
From:   Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>
To:     Alejandro Colomar <alx.manpages@...il.com>
Cc:     mtk.manpages@...il.com, linux-man@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lseek.2: SYNOPSIS: Use correct types

* Alejandro Colomar:

> The Linux kernel uses 'unsigned int' instead of 'int' for 'fd' and
> 'whence'.  As glibc provides no wrapper, use the same types the
> kernel uses.

lseek is a POSIX interface, and glibc provides it.  POSIX uses int for
file descriptors (and the whence parameter in case of lseek).

The llseek system call is a different matter, that's indeed
Linux-specific.

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