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bug#22768: Crash safety

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#22768: Crash safety
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 23:28:07 -0800
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Thanks for reporting the problem. It's annoying that gzip must invoke fsync, as that's way overkill compared to the write-ordering that is needed and fsync will slow gzip down, but I don't see any safe and reasonably portable alternative so I installed the attached patch on Savannah, here:


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