rsync and o_direct

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Oct 25 18:09:06 GMT 2005

On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 11:59:57AM +0100, Simon Hargrave wrote:
> My question is, is there a facility to ensure rsync reads files in
> O_DIRECT mode so that we can use it for this purpose?

You'd need to modify the code yourself to add O_DIRECT to the various
system calls.  I haven't heard about this being done before.


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