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SubjectRe: Used space in bytes

> On 9 Nov 00 at 19:18, Jan Kara wrote:
> > used (I tried to contact Ulrich Drepper <> who should
> > be right person to ask about such things (at least I was said so) but go
> > no answer...). Does anybody have any better solution?
> > I know about two others - really ugly ones:
> > 1) fs specific ioctl()
> > 2) compute needed number of bytes from st_size and st_blocks, which is
> > currently possible but won't be in future
> If I may, please do not add it into stat/stat64 structure. On Netware,
> computing really used space can take eons because of it has to read
> allocation tables to memory to find size. It is usually about 500%
> slower than retrieving all other file informations.
And how do you fill in st_blocks field?


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