[Python-Dev] Ext4 data loss

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Wed Mar 11 15:12:10 CET 2009

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> 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.)

In my initial proposal one and a half hour earlier I suggested 'sync()'
as the name of the method and 'synced' as the name of the flag that
forces a fsync() call during the close operation.


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