Author jsizelove
Recipients georg.brandl, jsizelove
Date 2008-08-08.00:42:34
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The Input and Output section of the Python 3.0 tutorial
( shows an
example of seeking in a negative direction from the end of a file.  I
get an IOError when attempting to run the example in Python 3.0b2 on Mac
OS X 10.4 (PPC).  I don't know whether the tutorial or the code should
be changed.

>>> f = open('workfile', 'r+')
>>> f.write('0123456789abcdef')
>>>, 2)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
"/Users/jimsize/Programming/Python/py3k/3.0b2/lib/python3.0/", line
1609, in seek
    raise IOError("can't do nonzero end-relative seeks")
IOError: can't do nonzero end-relative seeks
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