On 5/30/13 7:52 AM, Andres Freund wrote:
fadvise is a hint which is pretty different from a fallocate where ignoring would have way much more severe consequences.
Yes, it will. That's why I want to see it tested. There is more than enough past examples of bad behavior here to be skeptical that this sort of API may not work exactly as specified. If you're willing to believe the spec, that's fine, but I think that's dangerously optimistic.
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