[HEADS UP] posix_fallocate support removed from ZFS, lld affected

Andriy Gapon avg at FreeBSD.org
Thu Nov 16 22:50:13 UTC 2017

On 13/11/2017 17:02, Ed Maste wrote:
> On 7 November 2017 at 13:12, Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I hope that lld is not that widely used now.
>> But I admit that I put the cart before the horse.
>> I didn't expect that posix_fallocate is used in the development toolchain and I
>> didn't try to check for it.
> For amd64 it is probably not a very large problem; it's not used by
> default and those who have enabled it can likely adapt. However, it is
> used by arm64 and is the default linker in FreeBSD 11.1, so we'll need
> to go with either an errata fix or Kostik's p_osrel suggestion to
> avoid breaking the package builds.

I agree with that proposal.
I think that that is what I should have done from the very start.
I need a little bit of help to implement it, though.

Andriy Gapon

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