NAME¶sync - Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage
SYNOPSIS¶sync [OPTION] [FILE]...
DESCRIPTION¶Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage
If one or more files are specified, sync only them, or their containing file systems.
- -d, --data
- sync only file data, no unneeded metadata
- -f, --file-system
- sync the file systems that contain the files
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
BUGS¶Persistence guarantees vary per system. See the system calls below for more details.
AUTHOR¶Written by Jim Meyering and Giuseppe Scrivano.
REPORTING BUGS¶GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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COPYRIGHT¶Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
SEE ALSO¶fdatasync(2), fsync(2), sync(2), syncfs(2)
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sync invocation'
|July 2020||GNU coreutils 8.32|