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Mike Gonta



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Code:
invoke SetFilePointer, ebx, eax, [position_high], ecx    
The third parameter to SetFilePointer should be a pointer to position_high or NULL.

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Post 25 May 2017, 21:56
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Tomasz Grysztar
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Thank you for spotting this. It shows that I never tested it with really large files.
Post 25 May 2017, 22:06
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Mike Gonta



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Code:
lseek:
; in: ebx = file handle, cl = method, edx:eax = offset
; out: edx:eax = new offset from the beginning of file, cf set on error
; preserves: ebx, esi, edi
        movzx   ecx,cl
        mov     [position_high],edx
        invoke  SetFilePointer,ebx,eax,position_high,ecx
        cmp     eax,-1
        je      interface_error
        mov     edx,[position_high]
        clc
        retn    
MSDN wrote:
If the return value is INVALID_SET_FILE_POINTER and if lpDistanceToMoveHigh is non-NULL, an application must call
GetLastError to determine whether or not the function has succeeded or failed.
SetFilePointerEx is similar to the Linux sys_llseek parameters and might be a better fit.

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Post 26 May 2017, 12:16
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Tomasz Grysztar
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Good catch! Corrected, thank you again.
Post 26 May 2017, 14:12
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Mike Gonta



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With SetFilePointerEx it's similar to fasmg (Linux) lseek.
Code:
  position qd ?
lseek:
; in: ebx = file handle, cl = method, edx:eax = offset
; out: edx:eax = new offset from the beginning of file, cf set on error
; preserves: ebx, esi, edi
  movzx ecx,cl
  invoke SetFilePointerEx,ebx,eax,edx,position,ecx
  test eax,eax
  jz interface_error
  mov eax, [position]
  mov edx, [position+4]
  clc
  retn    

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Post 26 May 2017, 14:34
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Tomasz Grysztar
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I'm OK with SetFilePointer, it just needed these corrections.
Post 26 May 2017, 14:51
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