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    Open Control Blocks

    Posted on September 16, 2010 by in Apache

    The open control block (OCB) contains active information about the open resource. For example, the filesystem keeps the current seek point within the file here. Each open() creates a new OCB. Therefore, if a process opens the same file twice, any calls to lseek() using one FD will not affect the seek point of the […]

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