Visible symlinks under Windows

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Feb 22 19:08:45 GMT 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 01:03:48PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> If that's considered too dangerous, what about utilizing the least
> significant bit in the ctime member?  Timestamps are defined in 100ns
> intervals.  The LSB could be set to 0 or 1 deliberately.  None of the
> Win32 timestamp related functions know about the ctime

No, don't think you can do that. Win32 apps will set a
time and expect to read it back exactly. We can't play
bit-twiddling games with times. That got us in trouble
in the old DOS days.


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