ext4 - getting at birth time (file create time) and getting/setting nanosecond time stamps and utime

Jamie Lokier jamie at shareable.org
Mon Oct 19 14:49:17 MDT 2009

Zach Brown wrote:
> > As for _updating_ create time, isn't that sort of defeating the purpose
> > of create time?
> Maybe one would want to restore the original create times when restoring
> from backups?

Ideally that can be restricted to the special privilege that only
backup programs have?  I know Windows has something like that, but I'm
not sure how it's used.

-- Jamie

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