[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Lib/test test_largefile.py,1.7,1.8

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Thu, 6 Sep 2001 14:32:13 +0200

Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> This depends on the implementation of the file system.  It's true,
> traditionally these gaps don't correspond to disk blocks, but e.g. the
> SGI XFS file system does actually allocate disk blocks when you seek
> past the end of a file.

which means that issubclass(Irix, Unix) is false.

(but we already knew that, didn't we ;-)