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Re: [PATCH] util-linux/fallocate: introduce an option -c to support FALL

To: Dongsu Park <dongsu.park@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] util-linux/fallocate: introduce an option -c to support FALLOC_FL_COLLAPSE_RANGE
From: Karel Zak <kzak@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:00:05 +0100
Cc: Namjae Jeon <linkinjeon@xxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, tytso@xxxxxxx, Lukas Czerner <lczerner@xxxxxxxxxx>, Namjae Jeon <namjae.jeon@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Ashish Sangwan <a.sangwan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 08:08:25PM +0100, Dongsu Park wrote:
> Introduce a new option -c (or --collapse-range) to support a new flag
> FALLOC_FL_COLLAPSE_RANGE for fallocate(2). It will nullify a particular
> range [offset, offset+len] by shifting extents beyond the range to the
> beginning of the hole.
 
 Thanks!

> To test that, it's necessary to apply kernel patches in the patchset
 
 We (util-linux) always waiting for new stuff in Linus tree :-)

    Karel

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