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

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Sat Nov 5 15:01:14 GMT 2005

>> 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 concur.

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