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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] fallocate system call
    On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 10:25:59PM -0700, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
    > On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 10:47:02AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
    >
    > > For FA_ALLOCATE, it's supposed to change the file size if we
    > > allocate past EOF, right?
    >
    > I would argue no. Use truncate for that.

    The patch I posted for ext4 *does* change the filesize after
    preallocation, if required (i.e. when preallocation is after EOF).
    I may have to change that, if we decide on not doing this.

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    Regards,
    Amit Arora
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