[Python-Dev] Ext4 data loss

Mark Hammond skippy.hammond at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 13:12:50 CET 2009

On 11/03/2009 1:55 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 7:45 PM, Christian Heimes<lists at cheimes.de>  wrote:
>> Antoine Pitrou wrote:
>>> Christian Heimes<lists<at>  cheimes.de>  writes:
> Let's not think too Unix-specific. If we add such an API it should do
> something on Windows too -- the app shouldn't have to test for the
> presence of the API. (And thus the API probably shouldn't be called
> fsync.)

This is especially true given Windows has recently introduced a 
transactional API for NTFS.  Although the tone is - err - gushing - it 
(a) should give some information on what is available, and (b) was high 
on my google search list <wink>




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