AIO_FSYNC(3) Linux Programmer's Manual AIO_FSYNC(3)
aio_fsync - asynchronous file synchronization
int aio_fsync(int op, struct aiocb *aiocbp);
Link with -lrt.
The aio_fsync() function does a sync on all outstanding asynchronous I/O operations asso-
ciated with aiocbp->aio_fildes. (See aio(7) for a description of the aiocb structure.)
More precisely, if op is O_SYNC, then all currently queued I/O operations shall be com-
pleted as if by a call of fsync(2), and if op is O_DSYNC, this call is the asynchronous
analog of fdatasync(2).
Note that this is a request only; it does not wait for I/O completion.
Apart from aio_fildes, the only field in the structure pointed to by aiocbp that is used
by this call is the aio_sigevent field (a sigevent structure, described in sigevent(7)),
which indicates the desired type of asynchronous notification at completion. All other
fields are ignored.
On success (the sync request was successfully queued) this function returns 0. On error
-1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.
EAGAIN Out of resources.
EBADF aio_fildes is not a valid file descriptor open for writing.
EINVAL Synchronized I/O is not supported for this file, or op is not O_SYNC or O_DSYNC.
ENOSYS aio_fsync() is not implemented.
The aio_fsync() function is available since glibc 2.1.
aio_cancel(3), aio_error(3), aio_read(3), aio_return(3), aio_suspend(3), aio_write(3),
lio_listio(3), aio(7), sigevent(7)
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