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

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Mike Fedyk wrote:

> So with this, you can create sparse files for an entire set of files by just
> cping them? :)

You can create sparse file even from stdin with cp. I wrote about here
(handling sparse files section),
http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/man/ntfsclone.html

Szaka
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