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Bug #16584

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posix_fadvise(3C) should do something

Added by Rich Lowe 20 days ago. Updated 17 days ago.

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New
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Normal
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lib - userland libraries
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Description

posix_fadvise(3C) exists currently purely to placate the standards, and does nothing except for fail in the specified manners.
It would be good if it did something.

Apparently at least postgres would appreciate it, and it seems like any large-scale database type application would.

Actions #1

Updated by Bill Sommerfeld 17 days ago

On IRC, Alan Coopersmith mentioned that there was FreeBSD work in this space:

https://twitter.com/MengTangmu/status/1795920863206011111

https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/pull/13958

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