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

Christopher Faylor
Wed Feb 19 01:21:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 02:19:50AM +0100, Vaclav Haisman wrote:
>On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>Well, why not have BitTorrent set the file as sparse?
>Because it runs as Cygwin app which is Unix-like environment.  There is
>no way to set files sparse in Unix because all files are sparse if the
>file systems supports it.

...which is, coincidentally enough, why I was interested in the patch.


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