On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:51 PM, Karsten Blees <karsten.bl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Am 13.02.2014 19:38, schrieb Zachary Turner:
>> The only reason ReOpenFile is necessary at
>> all is because some code somewhere is mixing read-styles against the same
>> fd.
> I don't understand...ReadFile with OVERLAPPED parameter doesn't modify the 
> HANDLE's file position, so you should be able to mix read()/pread() however 
> you like (as long as read() is only called from one thread).

That is, apparently, a bald-faced lie in the ReadFile API doc.  First
implementation didn't use ReOpenFile, and it crashed all over the
place.  ReOpenFile fixed it.

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