Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2021
sync - Synchronize cached writes to persistent storage
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
Persistence guarantees vary per system.
See the system calls below for more details.
Written by Jim Meyering and Giuseppe Scrivano.
GNU coreutils online help: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/
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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.
Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sync>
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) sync invocation'