[Aptitude-devel] Bug#906695: Bug#906695: aptitude: apt doesn't call fsync on the file extended_states
abe at debian.org
Sun Aug 19 21:00:58 BST 2018
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Mikulas Patocka wrote:
> Package: aptitude
> * What led up to the situation?
> apt doesn't call fsync when writing the file extended_states - so that if
> If you strace aptitude, you can see that it writes the file
> I had my file extended_states corrupted when the system crashed while
> doing unattended upgrades.
> apt should call fsync before closing the file handle
You've mentioned three different package managing tools: apt, aptitude
Since you've straced aptitude, I assume you meant aptitude where you
wrote apt. But then again unattended-upgrades uses apt, not aptitude.
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