Subject: Re: VOP_FSYNC() interface change
To: Klaus Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Witham <Sean.Witham@asa.co.uk>
Date: 06/01/1998 17:23:20
On Mon, 1 Jun 1998, Klaus Klein wrote:
> * define two flags which can be bitwise inclusive-or'ed into this
> - FSYNC_WAIT, which specifies synchronous operation; if not set,
> operation will be asynchronous,
> - FSYNC_DATAONLY, which is a hint: if possible, enforce data
> integrity completition only. If it's not feasible for a file
> store implementation to omit file status synchronization when
> synchronizing file data, this is ignored.
I presume you mean that if it can't do DATAONLY as requested it will
default to WAIT to ensure data integrity.