Asynchronous fsync() (Linux kernel)

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bgstack15
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Post by bgstack15 • 13 Jun 2019, 18:39

There is a fascinating discussion on Linux Weekly News about a proposed addition to the Linux kernel that could be an alternative to fsync() that would be particularly useful on certain filesystems for lots of small writes.
https://lwn.net/Articles/789024/

Could the architecture or use case of FreeFileSync benefit from the proposed kernel additions?