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Calls fseek for the file handle to move its position indicator.

void seek (
  long offset,
  int origin = 0
) @trusted;


offset Binary files: Number of bytes to offset from origin.
Text files: Either zero, or a value returned by tell.
origin Binary files: Position used as reference for the offset, must be one of SEEK_SET, SEEK_CUR or SEEK_END.
Text files: Shall necessarily be SEEK_SET.


Exception if the file is not opened. ErrnoException if the call to fseek fails.


Walter Bright, Andrei Alexandrescu, Alex Rønne Petersen


Boost License 1.0.