On Thu 30-05-13 08:47:30, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 5/30/13 7:45 AM, Jan Kara wrote:
> > The intention of tests 08 and 09 in test generic/285 is to sync the
> > whole file before checking for data and holes. However the helper is
> > called with nbytes argument set to 0 which results in not syncing
> > anything. Set nbytes properly.
> Hm, are you sure? (Is the man page wrong, or is the sync_file_range
> implementation wrong?)
> sync_file_range() permits fine control when synchronizing the
> open file referred to by the file descriptor fd with disk.
> offset is the starting byte of the file range to be synchro-
> nized. nbytes specifies the length of the range to be synchro-
> nized, in bytes; if nbytes is zero, then all bytes from offset
> through to the end of file are synchronized.
My fault that I didn't read the manpage carefully enough. Scratch this
Jan Kara <jack@xxxxxxx>
SUSE Labs, CR