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xfs_io: Update man page for copy_range command

Message ID 20160801190042.8652-1-Anna.Schumaker@Netapp.com (mailing list archive)
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Schumaker, Anna Aug. 1, 2016, 7 p.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Anna Schumaker <Anna.Schumaker@Netapp.com>
 man/man8/xfs_io.8 | 33 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 33 insertions(+)


Christoph Hellwig Aug. 2, 2016, 12:24 p.m. UTC | #1
Looks fine,

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
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diff --git a/man/man8/xfs_io.8 b/man/man8/xfs_io.8
index b0300bb..2c56f09 100644
--- a/man/man8/xfs_io.8
+++ b/man/man8/xfs_io.8
@@ -556,6 +556,39 @@  Print timing statistics in a condensed format.
 .B \-q
 Do not print timing statistics at all.
+.BI "copy_range [ -s " src_offset " ] [ -d " dst_offset " ] [ -l " length " ] src_file"
+On filesystems that support the
+.BR copy_file_range (2)
+system call, copies data from the
+.I src_file
+into the open file.  If
+.IR src_offset ,
+.IR dst_offset ,
+.I length
+are omitted the contents of src_file will be copied to the beginning of the
+open file, overwriting any data already there.
+.RS 1.0i
+.PD 0
+.TP 0.4i
+.B \-s
+Copy data from
+.I src_file
+beginning from
+.IR src_offset .
+.B \-d
+Copy data into the open file beginning at
+.IR dst_offset .
+.B \-l
+Copy up to
+.I length
+bytes of data.