[pacman-dev] [PATCH] libalpm: sync changes to disc when appropriate
allan at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 13 22:55:57 EDT 2009
Dan McGee wrote:
> We don't make calls to fsync() or fdatasync() when we are attempting to do
> something transactionally, such as writing out one of our DB entries. Add a
> call to fdatasync() when we write DB entries, and also ensure we sync our
> log changes to disc whenever we close it.
> Another important thing to ensure is that we commit removals of DB entries.
> The method isn't necessarily pretty, but it works in _alpm_db_remove().
This looks good to me.
Just wonding how much overhead the fsyncing adds? Have you noticed any
speed decrease when running with this patch? Not that there is much
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