On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> This is basically all due to the fact that the new truncate logic does a
> "__block_commit_write()" without ever having itself called any of the
> routines that establish the buffers (a regular write will always have
> called "__block_prepare_write()" first, for example.)
> We really should have done a true "block_truncate_write()", but it looked
> so clever to just re-use the existing code. Fair enough.
How about reverting to compare-and-write-if-nonzero variant?
_That_ will be definitely legal.
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