Re: ext2/3/4: punch support?
From: Allison Henderson
Date: Mon Feb 28 2011 - 19:59:40 EST
I've actually already started on a patch set for punch hole support in ext4. I've sent them out on the ltc-fsdev mailing list for review. I had planned to spend another week or two running it through some more debug cases before sending it to the ext4 mailing list though.
linux-ext4-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 02/28/2011 06:11:18 AM:
> Josef Bacik <josef@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent by: linux-ext4-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 02/28/2011 06:11 AM
> Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@xxxxxxxxx>
> josef@xxxxxxxxxx, Theodore Tso <tytso@xxxxxxx>, linux-
> ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Re: ext2/3/4: punch support?
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 03:03:40PM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> > Hi, josef and ext guys
> > Do you have any plan with ext4 hole punching support? And the
> > fallocate for ext2/3?
> > What's the obstacle to work on this? could someone tell the status of
> > this issue?
> There is no obstacle, just nobody has bothered to do it. If you want to do it
> go for it. Thanks,
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