Remove x number of lines from beginning of file
nick at leippe.com
Thu Oct 25 16:50:59 MDT 2007
You could configure a loopback device on the file with an offset, then access
the loopback device's block device as a file. If you need to append to the
file, then you will need to pad it first and know at what offset to begin
writing--or just append to the original file, but it won't be accessible to
the lo device (and you shouldn't write to the portion of the original file
mapped by the lo device).
Depending on your end goal this may or may not help.
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