Re: Is there a "make hole" (truncate in middle) syscall?

From: Szakacsits Szabolcs
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 20:44:34 EST

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Andy Isaacson wrote:

> I'm curious -- does NTFS implement sparse files?

Since Win2000 (NTFS 3.0+). Also many recently discussed features like
file/directory/volume level compression/encryption, undelete, power of 2
block sizes between 512-64kB, etc.

> Does the Win32 API provide any way to manipulate them?

More than what Linux provides in general, e.g. "make hole" is also

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