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Re: does XFS supports hole punching ?

To: Raz <raziebe@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: does XFS supports hole punching ?
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 08:20:34 +1100
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 07:40:26PM +0200, Raz wrote:
> I want to punch  a hole in an exiting file.

Yes. Check the man page for xfsctl(3) and read up on
XFS_IOC_FREESP64.

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
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