Bug #1476

We miss fdatasync()

Added by hasso about 5 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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#1 Updated by tuxillo over 1 year ago

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Hi,

Additional references that might be interesting:

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=64875&cat=
http://infohost.nmt.edu/~eweiss/222_book/222_book/0201433079/ch03lev1sec13.html
http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=23618&seqNum=5
https://lkml.org/lkml/1997/10/14/7

As far as I understood it, the main difference between fsync() and fdatasync() is that the latter does not require metadata flushing, hence it might require less writes and it should be faster.

Regards,
Antonio Huete

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