Author: FRIGN <email@example.com>
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)-
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.
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
-.Nd reallocate files
+.Nd preallocate files
.Op Fl o Ar num
@@ -11,17 +11,17 @@
.Ar file ...
-if necessary creates and reallocates each
+if necessary creates and preallocates each
-resulting in expansion or truncation.
Given the filesystem supports
.Xr fallocate 2 ,
-it is a very fast method of reallocation.
+it is a very fast method of preallocation.
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Fl l Ar num
.It Fl o Ar num