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SubjectRe: OT: why no file copy() libc/syscall ??
Pavel Machek wrote:
> > 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...

Or a filesystem with snapshots, e.g. using LVM.

-- Jamie
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