[RFC][PATCH 06/10] cifs: define inode-level cache object and register them
dhowells at redhat.com
Fri Jun 25 15:46:38 MDT 2010
Jeff Layton <jlayton at samba.org> wrote:
> Looks like it mostly uses the ctime. IMO, the mtime would be a better
> choice since it changes less frequently, but I don't guess that it
> matters very much.
I'd've thought mtime changes more frequently since that's altered when data is
written. ctime is changed when attributes are changed.
Note that Ext4 appears to have a file creation time field in its inode
(struct ext4_inode::i_crtime[_extra]). Can Samba be made to use that?
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