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SubjectRe: ftruncate
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> that it does NOT pass on 2.4.10-ac4.  It looks like the problem is with
> 2.4.11-pre1 and the testcase though if my man pages are right. The test
> is looking to get EACCESS back when the file is opened read only and
> ftruncate is called on it, but the man page says it should actually
> return EINVAL.
>
> A fixed version of this testcase will be in our next release. I know
> it's fairly trivial, but it would be nice to see this fix synced up with
> Linus's tree.

There are about 10 standards violations in the Linus tree against file
truncation behaviour (things like ftruncate > 2Gb without 64bit etc).
Merging them with the current scale of the fs/block changes in the current
Linus tree and their rate of change isnt feasible
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