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Re: Pre-approval request for dpkg sync() changes for squeeze

* Phillip Susi (psusi@cfl.rr.com) [101024 19:15]:
> True, but that seems a bit of a contrived corner case.  Most of the time  
> when people are upgrading, I'd wager that they don't have many gb of  
> dirty cache buffers already sitting in the cache.  Though that does make  
> me wonder why there isn't a sync() variant that applies only to a  
> specific mount point.  That would at least keep other unrelated mounts  
> out of the picture.

I quite often run dpkg installs / upgrades in pbuilder ramdisks. If
the sync could be reduced to only that ramdisk, everything would be


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