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Date:	Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:37:57 +0000
From:	"Sidorov, Andrei" <Andrei.Sidorov@...isi.com>
To:	Namjae Jeon <linkinjeon@...il.com>
CC:	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>,
	Eric Sandeen <esandeen@...hat.com>,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>,
	"tytso@....edu" <tytso@....edu>,
	"adilger.kernel@...ger.ca" <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
	"linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
	"a.sangwan@...sung.com" <a.sangwan@...sung.com>,
	Namjae Jeon <namjae.jeon@...sung.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] ext4: introduce two new ioctls

On 24.06.2013 13:36, Namjae Jeon wrote:
> Currently, we can try implementing dave's suggesstion of introducing a
> new flag FALLOC_FL_COLLAPSE_RANGE for falloctae instead of individual
> ioctls for both XFS and EXT4. Thanks.

Hi,

Currently PUNCH_HOLE requires KEEP_SIZE to be set as well. I think there
is no need to invent COLLAPSE_RANGE, but instead fallocate should
support PUNCH_HOLE without KEEP_SIZE. However I'm not sure that putting
block alignment restriction is a right way to go.

Regards,
Andrey.
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