Re: Bug#588339: sync/fsync in dpkg
Ken Bloom wrote:
> And what mount options are you using? If you're using
> defaults, /etc/mtab (and therefore the mount command) won't know what
> the default values are, but you can check /proc/mounts which will
> include the data= mount option.
data=ordered. That's the default for ext4.
As I mentioned in my rant before[*], what we really need is a way
to supply a list of paths to sync. Until we have that, a single sync
that can be disabled in the cases where it doesn't matter is probably
the best we can do.
[*] Sorry about that, by the way.