[Samba] Re: Samba vs. Windows : significant difference intimestamp handling ?

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Wed Aug 13 14:16:00 GMT 2003

>> > > ... On my PCs the mtime remains unmodified. 
>> > > It's a weird thing if it happens under normal 
>> > > circumstances ... But if it only happens when
>> > > you fake the identity from within the Office 
>> > > programs, well, I wouldn't bother really.
>> > >
>> > I totally agree !
>> Fine. Use reiserfs and don't worry about ctime.
>Why? Does reiserfs handle ctime in a different way 
>than other linux filesystems?

It's not supposed to given the same instructions from
clients but it appears to because perhaps it elicits
different kind of response from Office. Maybe Office
behaves different when the samba server's fs is

In any case, reiserfs is superior to or at least as
good as any other Linux fs.

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