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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2 v2] fs: add SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA flags
On 05/04/2011 03:04 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Wed, 04 May 2011 13:58:39 EDT, Josef Bacik said:
>
>> -SEEK_HOLE: this moves the file pos to the nearest hole in the file from the
>> given position.
>
> Nearest, or next? Solaris defines it as "next", for a good reason - otherwise
> you can get stuck in a case where the "nearest" hole is back towards the
> start of the file - and "seek data" will bounce back to the next byte at
> the other end of the hole.
>

Yeah sorry the log says "nearest" but the code says "next", if you look
at it thats how it works. Thanks,

Josef


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