NetBSD STAT_ST_BLOCKSIZE prob
prlw1 at newn.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 4 19:39:01 GMT 2002
On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 07:12:20PM +0000, jra at dp.samba.org wrote:
> Ah you see this is the *exact* problem. This is why I ditched the
> code that uses stat.st_blksize. It was causing 64-bit copies on
> IRIX to fail.
> The fundamental misunderstanding (and it was mine also when I wrote
> this code) is that stat.st_blksize is the units of stat.st_blocks.
> It is *NOT*. stat.st_blksize is a "guide" to the "best" I/O size
> for the filesystem. It has nothing to do with stat.st_blocks.
> The unfortunate problem is that neither stat.st_blocks, or
> stat.st_blksize are defined by POSIX so vendors set them as
> they wish.
So is your STAT_ST_BLOCKSIZE the units of stat.st_blocks? In that case
st_blocks The actual number of blocks allocated for the file in
512-byte units. As short symbolic links are stored in the
inode, this number may be zero.
the ubiquitous 512 should do it for netbsd too...
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