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

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sat Aug 16 19:24:35 GMT 2003

>> > I thought that there were no differences in the 
>> > way of using access times between all linux 
>> > native filesystems (ext2/3, reiser, xfs, jfs).
>> There shouldn't be any differences. The difference 
>> pops up when a 3d party software like Office joins 
>> the game.
> I do not believe this! I looked into samba sources 
> and didn't find any way how client (i.e. Windows + 
> Office) could see different filesystem, there is no 
> API which would make this possibe.
> But I do not know samba sources well, so it's quite 
> possible I'm wrong. I'll do the tests.

You can use filemon.exe to see what Windows do. It
provides more succinct overview of the interplay than
high level samba logs.

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