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From: Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org>
To: fuse-devel@lists.sourceforge.net,
	Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@redhat.com>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [fuse-devel] [fuse] How to trigger writeback?
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:30:04 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8736tyrncj.fsf@thinkpad.rath.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJfpegse5hntdfHMOjr8k2Ltw8Jdg_afaZV7fsghbpNt0VgGHw@mail.gmail.com> (Miklos Szeredi's message of "Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:15:03 +0200")

On Sep 24 2018, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 10:02 AM, Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> How do I trigger writeback from a (writeback-cache enabled) FUSE
>> filesystem?
>
> No way, currently (well, triggering fsync(2)/fdatasync(2) on the
> filesystem would work, but such recursion is considered highly
> hackish).


You mean sync(2)/syncfs(2), not fsync(), right? Unless my manpages are
out of date, fsync() only works on a specific inode.


Best,
-Nikolaus

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  reply	other threads:[~2018-09-25 14:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-09-24  8:02 Nikolaus Rath
2018-09-24  8:15 ` Miklos Szeredi
2018-09-25  8:30   ` Nikolaus Rath [this message]
2018-09-25  8:48     ` [fuse-devel] " Miklos Szeredi
2018-09-27  8:28       ` Nikolaus Rath

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