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

Ralf Schmitt schmir at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 08:06:49 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 11:49 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>

> > 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.

My point is it will ignore this error, because the programmer didn't even
know about the return value.
So it will possibly use data. But, it's all in the bug report and I'm only
repeating myself.

> > 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.

I didn't recognize that we discussed this phrase. Sorry if I wasted your

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