Monthly Archives: June 2024

Learn Something Old Every Day, Part XII: Strange File Resizing on DOS

Someone recently asked an interesting question: Why do Microsoft C and compatible DOS compilers have no truncate() and/or ftruncate() library functions? And how does one resize files on DOS? OK, that’s actually two questions. The first one is easy enough … Continue reading

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