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    SubjectRe: file offset corruption on 32-bit machines?
    On Thu 10-04-08 18:03:35, Diego Calleja wrote:
    > El Thu, 10 Apr 2008 16:31:09 +0200 (CEST), Jiri Kosina <> escribió:
    > > I think this is worth fixing.
    > This question comes very often, and Linus even wrote a patch
    > ( ,
    > But apparently there's no much interest in fixing it, because it would
    > slow down some workloads...
    Well, what Linus writes about is a different issue (and with a more
    costly solution). Here we are concerned just with the problem that
    file->f_pos = pos;
    isn't atomic on some archs.

    Jan Kara <>
    SUSE Labs, CR
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