[PATCH] dd: implement iflag=direct and oflag=direct

Akash Hadke hadkeakash4 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 09:28:16 UTC 2020


Package: busybox
Version: v1.31.1
Severity: wishlist


This implementation assumes that iflag/oflag=direct will be used only on
block devices and files that are multiples of pagesize, and makes no
effort to solve issues with unaligned or partial reads (unlike gnu
coreutils dd)

Using iflag/oflag=direct will also limit usage block sizes, which must
also be a multiple of pagesize
-- 
Akash Hadke

800-7474-400
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