[Samba] NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate and smbmounted Win shares
dkrnic at lycos.com
Sat Dec 13 20:03:51 GMT 2003
Setting this dword to 1 in
HKLM/CurrentControlSet/Control/FileSystem is supposed to
suppress updates of a file's Access Time attribute when
browsing but even read-only accesses with NotePad or
plain copy leave no traces.
However, if you cp or cat (or for that matter tar) a
file on an smbmounted Win share, the Access Time is
updated regardless of the setting of
NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate. This produces an annoying
warning message for users of MS VC++ Studio that the
file they've been editing had been changed by another
program and prompt them to reload it.
Does anyone know how to work around this problem?
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