On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 02:15:09PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
On Sat, 16.05.15 22:16, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
> On Fri, May 08, 2015 at 05:11:15PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On May 8, 2015 11:38 AM, "Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek"
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 10:08:56PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > > > On Thu, May 07, 2015 at 04:29:11PM -0500, Ian Pilcher wrote:
> > > > > Hmm. If don't know off the top of my head if Fedora cloud
> > have a
> > > > > separate /boot or not, but disk space is a big concern in such
> > > > > environments.
> > > >
> > > > They don't have a separate boot, fwiw.
> > > What about amending the patch to use
> > >
> > > cp --reflink=auto ...
> > >
> > > ?
> > The kernel-install tool is what would need to be patched. It is what is
> > doing the copying at install time. Doing it in the spec is pointless as
> > we're mucking around in the build root not the actual system.
> Strictly speaking, using --reflink=auto would be useful in the spec
> too, to avoid copying the files. In a build root it is very likely to
> succeed too.
> But you're right of course, it's kernel-install that counts.
> Patches for kernel-install and dracut attached.
> [Since this patch is for systemd, resending it to systemd-devel. I should
> have done in the first place. If intend to push it in a few days if nobody
--reflink=auto is the default in cp since a while. Instead of
cluttering systemd's or dracut's trees with it, I'd rather recommend
upgrading coreutils as necessary.
I don't think that's true. With
today's git, without --reflink=auto,
cp does a normal read() + write(). I think the default for mv is to use