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SubjectRe: [patch] O_SYNC patch 3/3, add inode dirty buffer list support to ext2
Hi,

On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 11:54:24AM -0700, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
>
> I have not implemented O_SYNC in NWFS, but it looks like I need to add it
> before posting the final patches. This patch appears to force write-through
> of only dirty inodes, and allow reads to continue from cache. Is this
> assumption correct

Yes: O_SYNC is not required to force reads to be made from disk.
SingleUnix has an "O_RSYNC" option which does that, but O_SYNC and
O_DSYNC don't imply that.

Cheers,
Stephen
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