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Date:   Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:27:43 +0100
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>
Subject: Could we get an IOCB_NO_READ_HOLE?

Hi Christoph,

Would it be possible to get an IOCB_NO_READ_HOLE flag that causes a read to
either fail entirely if there's a hole in the file or to stop at the hole,
possibly returning -ENODATA if the hole is at the front of the file?

Looking at iomap_dio_iter(), IOMAP_HOLE should be enabled in
iomap_iter::iomap.type for this?  Is it that simple?


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