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FSEEK(3S)                                                            FSEEK(3S)



NAME
       fseek, ftell, rewind - reposition a stream

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;stdio.h>&gt;

       fseek(stream, offset, ptrname)
       FILE *stream;
       long offset;

       long ftell(stream)
       FILE *stream;

       rewind(stream)

DESCRIPTION
       Fseek  sets  the  position of the next input or output operation on the
       stream.  The new position is at the signed distance offset  bytes  from
       the  beginning, the current position, or the end of the file, according
       as ptrname has the value 0, 1, or 2.

       Fseek undoes any effects of ungetc(3).

       Ftell returns the current value of the offset relative to the beginning
       of  the file associated with the named stream.  It is measured in bytes
       on UNIX; on some other systems it is a magic cookie, and the only fool-
       proof way to obtain an offset for fseek.

       Rewind(stream) is equivalent to fseek(stream, 0L, 0).

SEE ALSO
       lseek(2), fopen(3)

DIAGNOSTICS
       Fseek returns -1 for improper seeks.



                                                                     FSEEK(3S)