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Bug #63895 ftell() returns wrong pointer position
Submitted: 2013-01-03 22:35 UTC Modified: 2013-01-03 23:27 UTC
From: bugzilla77 at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Streams related
PHP Version: 5.4.10 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-01-03 22:35 UTC] bugzilla77 at gmail dot com
ftell() returns wrong pointer position

Test script:

 $f=fopen(__FILE__,'a'); // spec: 'a' place the file pointer at the end of the file
 print(ftell($f)); // spec: Returns the current position of the file read/write pointer

Expected result:

__FILE__ size

Actual result:



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 [2013-01-03 23:27 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Not a bug
 [2013-01-03 23:27 UTC]
This is quite clearly documented in the ftell() docs:

"ftell() gives undefined results for append-only streams (opened with "a" flag)."
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