[Bug 11588] better handling for --preallocate with --sparse

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Sat Oct 8 21:03:22 UTC 2016


--- Comment #9 from Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> ---
> Hole-punch works only for full filesystem blocks

That has nothing to do with it. If you fallocate() the full file length and
then (on the same file handle) try to punch out parts of the allocated file, no
blocks change away from becoming allocated. Looks like a bug in Linux to me.

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