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basic_stream_file::seek (1 of 2 overloads)

Seek to a position in the file.

uint64_t seek(
    int64_t offset,
    file_base::seek_basis whence);

This function updates the current position in the file.

Parameters

offset

The requested position in the file, relative to whence.

whence

One of seek_set, seek_cur or seek_end.

Return Value

The new position relative to the beginning of the file.

Exceptions

boost::system::system_error

Thrown on failure.


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