[jcifs] Re: SmbRandomAccessFile

Caldarale, Charles R Chuck.Caldarale at UNISYS.com
Sat Feb 15 09:29:35 EST 2003

> From: Michael B. Allen [mailto:miallen at eskimo.com]
> Subject: [jcifs] Re: SmbRandomAccessFile
> There is no SmbRandomAccessFile. Someone submitted an 
> implementation once but it did not use any SMB_COM_SEEK
> calls so even though it appeared to work I could not say
> with certainty that it was correct.

SMB_COM_SEEK is a useless SMB, since all of the read and write functions
require a file relative address. It's not surprising it wasn't used; it
would have be a waste of network bandwidth if it had been sent.

 - Chuck

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