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    SubjectRe: Man page doc for SEEK_DATA/SEEK_HOLE
    On 09/18/2011 01:07 AM, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
    > +
    > +.BR SEEK_DATA
    > +and
    > +.BR SEEK_HOLE
    > +are nonstandard extensions also present in Solaris.

    Looks good to me, but you may also want to link to the proposed wording
    for mandating SEEK_HOLE/SEEK_DATA in the eventual POSIX Issue 8 (POSIX
    2008 is Issue 7):
    http://austingroupbugs.net/view.php?id=415

    Also, it seems a shame that the kernel can fail with EINVAL instead of
    properly emulating SEEK_HOLE and SEEK_DATA even on file systems with no
    underlying support for reporting holes.

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    Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com +1-801-349-2682
    Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org


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