[Samba] Re: Two Questions concerning samba - file access times - two instances on one server

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Sat Oct 16 13:10:35 GMT 2004

Holger Krull wrote:

>> It's more like an ext3 question...
>> NTFS has create, modify, and access timestamps whereas
>> ext3 has change, modify, and access ones.
>> According to my experiments on NTFS:
>> 'create' really never changed.
>> 'modify' changes whenever file is saved.
>> 'access' changes whenever property of the file (Permissions or its 
>> name) get changed.
>> reading file does not change any timestamp at least when I read a 
>> text file with Notepad.exe.
> That's strange, because it should do just that, it does here. Are you 
> shure you didn't set NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate in your registry?

Interesting... I've tried to read the same file today and it got access 
timestamp updated... Probably, there's some caching gets involved - that 
there some time have to pass before reading will result in access 
timestamp updated. And no - I don't have it set.


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