[Mono-devel-list] Flushing a FileStream to disk

Dick Porter dick at ximian.com
Fri Nov 5 11:59:34 EST 2004

On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 17:12 +0100, Jeroen Frijters wrote:
> Dick Porter wrote:
> > The Mono.Posix way that someone suggested.  Especially now 
> > that Jon has checked in the new version.
> Thanks, but that leaves me with two questions. What Posix API do I call
> and, more importantly, is the FileStream.Handle property guaranteed to
> contain a Posix file descriptor?

Sounds like fsync or fdatasync (both in Mono.Posix.Syscall) are what you
need, depending on whether you want to update the metadata too.
FileStream.Handle corresponds to the file descriptor since version 1.0.1
or so.  Works for sockets too.

- Dick

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