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Re: Interface for the new fallocate() system call

To: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Interface for the new fallocate() system call
From: Paul Mackerras <paulus@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 19:15:58 +1000
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Amit K. Arora" <aarora@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, suparna@xxxxxxxxxx, cmm@xxxxxxxxxx
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Heiko Carstens writes:

> If possible I'd prefer the six-32-bit-args approach.

It does mean extra unnecessary work for 64-bit platforms, though...

Paul.


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