[Samba] Wintertime/summertime difference - Samba servers show wrong time ?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Nov 5 04:15:07 GMT 2005

On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 02:32:27AM +0100, Thomas Bork wrote:
> Dragan Krnic wrote:
> >>From what I gathered in the documentations on both sides of the
> >fence, Unix traditionally stamps file times (create/status change, 
> >modify and last read access) with a long integer (32 bits) counting 
> >full seconds since midnight A.M. January 1, 1970 in Greenwhich, EU, 
> >whereas the NT File System apparently uses a larger data type to 
> >count decimicroseconds (or should I say hectonanoseconds) since 
> >the same time of night in the said British village on January 1, 
> >1601, when it wants to stamp one of its own set of file times, 
> >creation, content alteration, MFT change or last read access.
> I think the difference in timestamping is also the cause for the 
> annoying bug
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3124

I don't think this is the same bug - this looks like a difference
in the timstamps hold on the POSIX filesystem vs the NTFS one.


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