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Disable write-cache?

Posted on 1998-09-26
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Is there any way to disable the Win95 Write cache in delphi? It is possible, just i need the right command
- Gordo
PS. I know the points are skanky, but i'm sort of running out
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ronit051397 earned 10 total points
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Use Flush procedure:
Example:
var
  f: TextFile;
begin
  if OpenDialog1.Execute then
  begin                    { open a text file }
    AssignFile(f, OpenDialog1.FileName);
    Append(f);
    Writeln(f, 'I am appending some stuff to the end of the file.');
    Flush(f);  { ensures that the text was actually written to file }
    { insert code here that would require a Flush before closing the file }
    CloseFile(f);
  end;
end;
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by:GordoWilliams
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Thanks. That ought to do what I wanted.
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