[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#583325: thunar: copying progress is misleading because files are not synced to disk

John Lindgren john.lindgren at tds.net
Thu May 27 12:10:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 08:07 +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > It seems that the files are merely being written to a kernel write
> > buffer; if so, the trivial fix would be to call fsync() before closing
> > each file that is written.  I can't think of any reason not to do this.
> Because that would slow down everything, imho. What you really want is
> to mount your usb keys with the sync option.

Thunar doesn't provide such an option, as far as I know.  (I am not
going to create an fstab entry for every removable disk I will ever

John Lindgren

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