On Sun 17 Nov 2013 at 07:59:44 +0000, David Holland wrote: > I think the chief question at this level is whether to support the > "keep the length" flag for fallocate, fdiscard, both, or neither. The What "keep the length" flag? I don't see one at the indicated URL. The way I read it, the call just fills any holes and/or extends the length of the file. There are no blocks "reserved" in some magic way That seems to be indicated by the wording " If the offset+ len is beyond the current file size, then posix_fallocate() shall adjust the file size to offset+ len." > David A. Holland -Olaf. -- ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- The Doctor: No, 'eureka' is Greek for \X/ rhialto/at/xs4all.nl -- 'this bath is too hot.'
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