Hi,

In message "Re: IO.seek behaving strangely on FreeBSD 4.9"
    on 04/04/02, "Thomas Sondergaard" <thomas / FirstNameGoesHereSondergaard.com> writes:

|> I did.  It raises Errno::EFBIG.
|
|Is this something the ruby interpreter will work around?

We just can't provide every work around for every bad behavior on
every operating system.  Most methods corresponding to system calls
raise exception according to their errno status.  If FreeBSD current
reports EFBIG, the method would (and should) raise exception
accordingly, I guess.

							matz.