Replacing NFS.

kragen at pobox.com kragen at pobox.com
Fri Apr 20 01:51:38 EDT 2001


"Robert G. Brown" <rgb at phy.duke.edu> writes:
> Speaking of broken, has AFS fixed its writeback behavior so that
> fflush() actually works to update the file image across all mounts?  

fflush() is a stdio call; it generally causes a call to the system
call write().  I think it's probably safe to say that write() still
doesn't actually work to update the file image across all nodes.

fsync() is what you want, and I don't know what AFS does with it.


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