[Python-Dev] wait time [was: Ext4 data loss]
jimjjewett at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 22:01:27 CET 2009
On 3/12/09, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> It is starting to look as though flush (and close?) should take an
>> optional wait parameter, to indicate how much re-assurance you're
>> willing to wait for.
> Unfortunately, such a thing would be unimplementable on most of today's
> operating systems.
What am I missing?
class file(_file): ...
def flush(self, wait=0):
if wait < 0.25:
if wait < 0.5 and os.fdatasync:
if wait < 0.75:
(To be honest, I'm not even seeing why it couldn't be done in
Objects/fileobject.c, though I realize extension modules would need to
go through the python interface to take advantage of it.)
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