[corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com: Re: ENOTSOCK errors with cygwin dll 1.3.21 and 1.3.22]

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon May 26 15:44:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 05:27:26PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 11:05:49AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>> 1) The way I think you have it, a file can be made sparse even when 
>>    O_CREAT | O_TRUNC isn't set. Is that desirable? 
>Yes, I think so.  Why shouldn't a file become sparse when the accessing
>application are going to create holes by seeking beyond EOF?   That's
>the only situation in which this might happen.

Right.  If we are writing beyond EOF, we are creating sparse files by
default.  I wouldn't mind dropping the 64K check, in fact.  

>> 5) Not related, there is a bug on line 209 of fhandler.cc. test for size, 
>>    not upper1.
>You're going to send a patch, I assume.

It's my bug.  I'll fix it.


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