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

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed Nov 10 13:40:04 EST 2004


> > 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.
> Thanks. I'll use FlushFileBuffers on Windows and on non-Windows systems
> I'll use Mono.Posix.Syscall.fsync and I'll fall back to
> System.IO.MonoIO.Flush on Mono 1.0.
> Miguel: It might be a good suggestion for ECMA to add Sync() to
> FileStream.

On a FileStream, is there a reason why FileStream.Flush does not
accomplish this?


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