[PATCH 02/18] xstat: Add a pair of system calls to make extended file stats available [ver #6]

David Howells dhowells at redhat.com
Thu Jul 22 06:14:47 MDT 2010

Jan Engelhardt <jengelh at medozas.de> wrote:

> Linux already has a creation time field, it's called otime (there is no "b"
> in "creation"), and you will find scattered fragments of that all over the
> kernel (foremost, fs/jfs/, now btrfs, and I also notice sysvipc having
> something with that name).

It is?  It's called crtime in Ext4.  st_btime, however, would be compatible
with BSD's stat, and Samba would just use it by way of autoconf magic if it


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