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    SubjectRe: Is there a "make hole" (truncate in middle) syscall?

    On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Andy Isaacson wrote:

    > I'm curious -- does NTFS implement sparse files?

    Since Win2000 (NTFS 3.0+). Also many recently discussed features like
    file/directory/volume level compression/encryption, undelete, power of 2
    block sizes between 512-64kB, etc.

    > Does the Win32 API provide any way to manipulate them?

    More than what Linux provides in general, e.g. "make hole" is also
    possible.

    Szaka
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