JLS2009: A Btrfs update
Posted Nov 1, 2009 20:01 UTC (Sun) by anton
In reply to: JLS2009: A Btrfs update
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An fsync() that really synchronously writes to the disk is always
going to be slow, because it lets the program wait for the disk(s).
And with a good file system it's completely unnecessary for an
application like an editor; editors just call it as a workaround for
bad file systems.
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