Re: [PATCH] Use FIBMAP to sort .list files before scanning
> FIBMAP has one problem: it's potentially unsafe and it's guarded with
Are you sure that it's unsafe when it's always called on offset 0, on
files that are almost certainly flushed to disk (dpkg calls fsync
after creating them)?
> FIEMAP doesn't require CAP_SYS_RAWIO, so it *should*
> be safe, but the lack of the capapability check might be an oversight.
FIEMAP was not even available in unstable when I wrote the patch.