Commit d3be43fc authored by Allison Karlitskaya's avatar Allison Karlitskaya
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g_file_set_contents(): use posix_fallocate()

Extents-based filesystems like knowing in advance how much data will be
written to a file in order to prevent fragmentation.  If we have it, use
posix_fallocate() before writing data in g_file_set_contents().
parent b9350597
......@@ -1056,7 +1056,7 @@ AC_MSG_RESULT($glib_ssize_type)
# Check for some functions
AC_CHECK_FUNCS(lstat strerror strsignal memmove vsnprintf stpcpy strcasecmp strncasecmp poll getcwd vasprintf setenv unsetenv getc_unlocked readlink symlink fdwalk memmem)
AC_CHECK_FUNCS(chown lchmod lchown fchmod fchown link utimes getgrgid getpwuid getresuid)
AC_CHECK_FUNCS(getmntent_r setmntent endmntent hasmntopt getfsstat getvfsstat)
AC_CHECK_FUNCS(getmntent_r setmntent endmntent hasmntopt getfsstat getvfsstat posix_fallocate)
# Check for high-resolution sleep functions
......@@ -1059,6 +1059,13 @@ write_to_temp_file (const gchar *contents,
if (length > 0)
gsize n_written;
/* We do this on a 'best effort' basis... It may not be supported
* on the underlying filesystem.
(void) posix_fallocate (fd, 0, length);
errno = 0;
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