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bug#24399: FICLONE for coreutils; copy_file_range?

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#24399: FICLONE for coreutils; copy_file_range?
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2016 19:18:17 -0700
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Pádraig Brady wrote:

One quite awkward thing at present is if the file system doesn't
implement the syscall, it falls back to do_splice_direct
which is basically sendfile(), and that will expand holes.

OK, thanks for the info. It sounds like copy_file_range is not ready for prime-time, then. Its use of a size_t to represent a file size seems like it is obviously wrong, as well.

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