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

From: Mike Fedyk
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 17:43:37 EST

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 01:11:03PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> I found this paragraph in the man page of GNU cp:
> --sparse=WHEN
> always Always make the output file sparse. This is
> useful when the input file resides on a
> filesystem that does not support sparse
> files, but the output file is on a filesys-
> tem that does.

So with this, you can create sparse files for an entire set of files by just
cping them? :)
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