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Re: Error reported dd'ing close of end of block device with skip
- From: ericblake at comcast dot net (Eric Blake)
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:04:09 +0000
- Subject: Re: Error reported dd'ing close of end of block device with skip
> Btw., I just applied a patch which implements O_DIRECT, which will be
> available in the next snapshot. The same restriction as on Linux
> applies, which is, the buffers used in read/write operations must be
> sector-aligned. Note that using O_DIRECT requires to rebuild the
> application, so you'll be unable to experiment with this using the
> current versions of dd(1).
I get the hint. coreutils-5.93-2 will be out as soon as I can rebuild it
against a new snapshot.
volunteer cygwin corerutils maintainer
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