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commit 3e7e1e96440dc0e0034eb5071a71de3bcb1e463a
parent e3b20bbda0a7a23141702b3250dc64f4fd2d8f87
Author: FRIGN <dev@frign.de>
Date:   Sat, 12 Sep 2015 22:52:33 +0200

Fix fallocate(1) manpage

To be honest, I had a little misunderstanding of the fallocate(1)-
utility.
It turns out that it only adds preallocated space if the length
exceeds the size of an already existing file.
No truncation happens.

Thus, I fixed the wording accordingly.

Diffstat:
fallocate.1 | 12++++++------
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fallocate.1 b/fallocate.1 @@ -1,9 +1,9 @@ -.Dd September 11, 2015 +.Dd September 12, 2015 .Dt FALLOCATE 1 .Os ubase .Sh NAME .Nm fallocate -.Nd reallocate files +.Nd preallocate files .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Op Fl o Ar num @@ -11,17 +11,17 @@ .Ar file ... .Sh DESCRIPTION .Nm -if necessary creates and reallocates each +if necessary creates and preallocates each .Ar file -resulting in expansion or truncation. +without truncation. .sp Given the filesystem supports .Xr fallocate 2 , -it is a very fast method of reallocation. +it is a very fast method of preallocation. .Sh OPTIONS .Bl -tag -width Ds .It Fl l Ar num -Allocate +Preallocate .Ar num bytes. .It Fl o Ar num