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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
The small benefit they give doesn't justify the problems they produce.
Has anyone actually measured how many holey files are in a typical fs and how big the holes are?
The return of SEEK_HOLE
Posted May 9, 2011 1:11 UTC (Mon) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
Of course, on the problems side, this caused havoc with RPM, since under some conditions I don't really understand, it would try to read and checksum the entire file, every time you tried to install a package. But hey, just need to teach RPM about SEEK_HOLE, and it'll be all great!
Posted May 11, 2011 21:34 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Nov 11, 2011 14:54 UTC (Fri) by johnflux (subscriber, #58833)
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