The block size is a meta attribute. If you append to the file later,
it still needs to know when to split further - so it keeps that value
as a mere metadata it can use to advise itself on write boundaries.

On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 7:35 PM, sam liu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Harsh J

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