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NAME

       aio_fsync - asynchronous file synchronization

SYNOPSIS

       #include <aio.h>

       int aio_fsync(int op, struct aiocb *aiocbp);

       Link with -lrt.

DESCRIPTION

       The  aio_fsync()  function  does  a  sync  on  all outstanding asynchronous I/O operations
       associated  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
       completed 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.

RETURN VALUE

       On success (the sync request was successfully queued) this function returns 0.   On  error
       -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

       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.

VERSIONS

       The aio_fsync() function is available since glibc 2.1.

CONFORMING TO

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

SEE ALSO

       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)

COLOPHON

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                                            2010-10-02                               AIO_FSYNC(3)