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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7][TAKE5] support new modes in fallocate
On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 08:55:43AM +1000, David Chinner wrote:
> Given the current behaviour for posix_fallocate() in glibc, I think
> that retaining the same error semantic and punting the cleanup to
> userspace (where the app will fail with ENOSPC anyway) is the only
> sane thing we can do here. Trying to undo this in the kernel leads
> to lots of extra rarely used code in error handling paths...

Agreed, looks like we should stay with the user has to clean up behaviour.
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