[Bug 14914] files are created as sparse files when they shouldn't

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Thu Aug 21 06:19:15 CDT 2008


--- Comment #16 from Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com>  2008-08-21 06:19:14 ---
(In reply to comment #15)
> @Dmitry
> Did you once read any of my comments? I know that Wine just passes the file io
> requests to the kernel. That is the very problem and you named it as well.
> Linux kernel has different io semantics than Windows, at least concerning
> sparse files.

That's why that's not a Wine bug.

> Would it help if i wrote a small windows app that does nothing more but create
> a file and set its size? Then you can see how Wine gives different results
> compared to Windows.

If that would show a bug in Wine - sure. So far I don't see a Wine bug
from your descriptions.

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