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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] raw: fsync method is now required
    On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 01:39:02PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > So if you run fsync() against a /dev/rawX fd you get -EINVAL? erk.
    >
    > > We have two options: fix it or remove the raw driver completely. I'm happy
    > > to do either, the fact this has been broken for so long suggests it is
    > > rarely used.
    >
    > Well. It shows that fsync() is rarely used.

    The new O_SYNC implementation uses fsync, so O_SYNC users are also
    affected now. Still shows that either one is relatively rarely used..



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