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

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 14 19:32:38 UTC 2020


Aplied with some changes. Thank you.

On Sat, Dec 12, 2020 at 10:28 AM Akash Hadke <hadkeakash4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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
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