PATCH: hisv6_replace() fix

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jun 7 04:25:10 UTC 2005

Chris Caputo <ccaputo at> writes:

> Ok.  Here's the better patch.

> This patch is needed to make prunehistory work.

> The change from using "a" to using "r+" for the history file Fopen() is
> because pwrite() will not be able to update to the absolute file
> location if a file is opened in append mode.  "r+" enables full
> read/write.

> What was happening prior to this patch with prunehistory is a corrupted
> line was being written to the end of the history file, rather than a
> clean line to the correct location.

Thanks, applied.

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