[Python-Dev] Re: RELEASED Python 2.3.1

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Sep 26 17:14:13 EDT 2003

    >> So unless we've got a bona fide HP/UX expert on tap now (do we? that
    >> would be way cool <wink>), don't hold up solving a clear and
    >> widespread Linux problem by waiting for one to appear.

    Jason> Just to be clear, the os.fsync() problem is not Linux-only.  It's
    Jason> also on FreeBSD (probably every Unix platform actually).

Correct.  There are two new C macros in pyconfig.h, HAVE_FSYNC and
HAVE_FDATASYNC.  When originally added, the former was mistyped as


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