[Python-Dev] mmap.flush [was: NeedsReview keyword]

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Apr 15 23:49:17 CEST 2008

> so, still: sorry no, the application should not just look at the result
> being returned.

If it doesn't want to lose data, it *has* to, because of the way it's
currently implemented. There is no other way (other than ignoring the
error) in Python 2.5.x and earlier.

> The mmap.flush method should be fixed.

I never debated that. I debated whether that is a "rather severe" issue,
which I still don't think it is.


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