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SubjectRe: Q: sparse file creation in existing data?
Hi!

> It could be used as a replacement for the truncate code, because then
> truncate is simply a special case of punch, namely punch(0, end).

I do not think so. Truncate leaves you with filesize 0, while punch schould
leave you with filesize of original file.
Pavel
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