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SubjectRe: OT: why no file copy() libc/syscall ??
Hi!

> >>This could be a problem if COW causes you to run out of space when
> >>writing to the file.
> >
> >
> >Not much different than running out of space copying a file.
>
> It is, though. If you run out of space copying a file, you know it when
> you're copying. Applications don't usually expect to get out-of-space
> errors while overwriting something in the middle of a file.

Same can happen on compressed filesystem...
Pavel
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