Re: [RFC] sys_punchhole()

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 13:39:05 EST


> > We discussed this in madvise(REMOVE) thread - to add support
> > for sys_punchhole(fd, offset, len) to complete the functionality
> > (in the future).
> >
> >
> >
> > What I am wondering is, should I invest time now to do it ?
> I haven't even heard anyone mention a need for this in the past 1-2 years.

Some database people wanted it maybe month ago. It was replaced by some
madvise hack...

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