[Gluster-users] support the sparse files

sac sac at gluster.com
Wed May 11 14:17:29 UTC 2011

Hi Roberto,

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 9:31 PM, sac <sac at gluster.com> wrote:
> Hi Roberto,
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 8:21 PM, Roberto Scudeller <beto.rvs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Gluster support a sparse files?
>> example: dd if=/dev/zero of=archive_sparse bs=1M count=0 seek=10239
>> Create a sparse file with 10GB, show in ls -lh, but in du -h show 512bytes.
> That is how it works on the local filesystem as well. Gluster has
> nothing to do with this, that is how du and ls work.

Here is a small detail I put up on the ls and du behavior with respect
to sparse files:

Hope it helps.


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