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From: "Gavin Sherry" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Where is the "other" flush besides FlushFileBuffers()?
> The only real code there is, it seems, an exclusive look on the file
> descriptor. (Provided of course that that is what _lock_fh(filedes) does).

yes, it looks that way.

I wonder what whould happen to reliability and performance if the files were
opened using Windows' write through cache flag (FILE_FLAG_WRITE_THROUGH).
Also, this article might be relevant:


although I see the Windows tests were done on W2000/SP3, so maybe not.


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