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Re: xfs setting inode ctime

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs setting inode ctime
From: Dean Roehrich <roehrich@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2004 10:59:15 -0500
Cc: vijaya saradhi uppaluri <uvsaradhi@xxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sender: linux-xfs-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx
>From:  Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 09:47:03AM +0530, vijaya saradhi uppaluri wrote:
>> Dean,
>> 
>>  Thanks for your response. I am currently working on stack of file
>> systems where I set the attribute ATTR_CTIME and expect the underlying
>> file-system to set the ctime to the value I pass. It is working on
>> other file-systems(ext2) on linux.
>
>Dean, I think we should change change XFS to use the value provided
>by ->setattr to conform to the inkernel API specified by the Linux kernel.

I agree.

Ug, xfs_setattr is a real beaut, isn't it?

Dean


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