Synopsis

#include <unistd.h>

void sync(void);

Status

Declared, not implemented

Conformance

IEEE Std 1003.1-2017

Description

The sync() function shall cause all information in memory that updates file systems to be scheduled for writing out to all file systems.

The writing, although scheduled, is not necessarily complete upon return from sync().

Return value

The sync() function shall not return a value.

Errors

No errors are defined.

Tests

Untested

Known bugs

None

See Also

  1. Standard library functions
  2. Table of Contents