[jcifs] Set the modified date of a remote file.
Michael B Allen
mba2000 at ioplex.com
Thu Oct 16 14:22:59 EST 2003
> Does anyone know how to set the modified date of a file located in a
> folder remotely using jcifs's API? Since I'd tried the write function in
> Jcifs's API, the file can be copied to the shared folder in another
> computer, but the modified date is the date that I did the "write".
CIFS provides for setting the date when you close a file. The copyTo
method utilizes this feature but apparently only Samba obeys this
timestamp. NT ignores it. Otherwise jCIFS 0.7 and below does not have a
setLastModified() method. That is scheduled for 0.8 which is in the oven
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