Bug #1476

We miss fdatasync()

Added by hasso over 5 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

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#1 Updated by tuxillo almost 2 years 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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