[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#583325: thunar: copying progress is misleading because files are not synced to disk
john.lindgren at tds.net
Mon May 31 17:35:59 UTC 2010
My patch for #583922 also fixes this bug, and does not have cause the
slowdown that mounting with "-o sync" does. Test for yourself if you do
not believe me.
On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 12:02 -0400, John Lindgren wrote:
> Indeed, I do *not* want to mount the device with "sync", as that
> decreases the write speed from 6.5 MB/s to 1.3 MB/s. I'm going to try
> adding an fdatasync() to the Thunar code before close() to see what
> effect that has.
> John Lindgren
> On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 11:47 -0400, John Lindgren wrote:
> > At any rate, I'm not sure that I do want to mount the device with the
> > "sync" option, since that (if I am correct) will sync to the disk after
> > every single write. All I want to do is sync to the disk after a
> > complete file is copied.
> > John Lindgren
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