Subject: Re: lseek() extension for spare files
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: SODA Noriyuki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/22/2006 10:40:25
>>>>> On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 17:07:05 -0400,
"Steven M. Bellovin" <email@example.com> said:
>> I don't see anything particularly wrong with having it (note I have
>> not yet reviewed the actual patch), but what's the application usage?
> Copying and/or backing up large, sparse files.
For example, Microsoft SQL server is using holes (on NTFS) to implement