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bug #11159: on pg. 81, O_CREAT_WRONLY_TRUNC should be 01101

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Submitted:  Mon 29 Nov 2004 04:34:42 AM UTC
 
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Mon 29 Nov 2004 04:34:42 AM UTC, original submission:  

On page 81 of the paper version of Programming from the Ground Up v1.1, according to Appendix G, Document History, the open flags for the output file are defined by a .equ as:

.equ O_CREAT_WRONLY_TRUNC, 03101

According to /usr/include/asm/fcntl.h on my system (2.4.20), this should be 01101.  No harm is done, as Linux seems to honor the trunc bit, so the example behaves as expected.  I checked the flags with the attached tiny C program, and the results seem to confirm my reading of fcntl.h

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file #2115:  flags.c added by None (137B - text/x-c - Short C program to display flags)

 

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