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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject When is space allocated to a file in java?
Date Fri, 09 Dec 2005 06:09:55 GMT
As usual with these types of questions, the java documentation is
unclear.

If I use RandomAccessFile to write data at the end
of a file, extending it

AND don't sync the file either on the write using one of the "rwd" modes

AND don't call sync on the file

Is it possible that a subsequent sync or subsequent write on that 
extended portion of the file will return an out of disk space error?


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