The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7
IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition
Copyright © 2001-2013 The IEEE and The Open Group
sync - schedule file system updates
The sync() function shall cause all information in memory that updates file systems to be scheduled for writing out to
all file systems.
The writing, although scheduled, is not necessarily complete upon return from sync().
The sync() function shall not return a value.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
First released in Issue 4, Version 2.
Moved from X/OPEN UNIX extension to BASE.
End of informative text.
return to top of page
UNIX ® is a registered Trademark of The Open Group.
POSIX ® is a registered Trademark of The IEEE.
Copyright © 2001-2013 The IEEE and The Open Group, All Rights Reserved
[ Main Index | XBD | XSH | XCU | XRAT