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Re: [Bug-tar] ftruncate vfat

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] ftruncate vfat
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 18:31:37 EET

Peter Vrabec <address@hidden> wrote:

> extracting a sparse file to a filesystem like vfat that does not
> support sparse files results in an incomplete output file.

Thanks for reporting.

> What do you think about attached patch?

I think that, while the issue should certainly be solved, the patch
addresses it the wrong way. It should be the responsibility of
sys_truncate to handle this case.


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