Create new files as sparse on NT systems. (2nd try)

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Tue Feb 18 22:08:00 GMT 2003


Two things - First:

Please, please don't make this the default! Once a file is sparsified, it
cannot be unsparsified except by copying the contents to a new file! This
seems like an optimization for a corner case is trying to cause a global
change.


And:

FSCTL_SET_SPARSE, used in the patch, is *not defined* in current w32api !!!


Max.





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