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bug#22768: Crash safety

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#22768: Crash safety
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 03:53:04 -0800
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Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
I am considering a different approach for lzip; adding a new option, say '-y,
--fsync', to call fsync when acting in-place. This provides safety to those
needing it without slowing down the work of everybody else. Especially of those
(de)compressing a lot of replaceable files in-place.

Yes, I considered an --fsync option as well, but worried about making the default unsafe. How about if gzip and lzip instead add a --no-fsync option for people who don't need the safety?

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