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Manual Reference Pages  -  GSYNC (1)

NAME

sync - Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Bugs
Author
Copyright

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
--help display this help and exit
--version
  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: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
Report sync translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://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)

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sync>
or available locally via: info \(aq(coreutils) sync invocation\(aq

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