[Samba] modification time inconsistency
carlosknowlton at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 19:37:01 GMT 2007
On 7/12/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 12:14:19PM -0400, Chris Smith wrote:
> > On Thursday 21 June 2007, Carlos Knowlton wrote:
> > > I have a client with a windows utility that relies on "touch"ing
> > > the mod time) on zero-length files in a folder for the purpose of
> > > when that folder was last accessed. This works fine for him on mapped
> > > windows servers, and from the local disk, but from a Samba (v3.0.22)
> > > volume, the mod time doesn't change unless there was an actual data
> > > within the file. (ie, clicking "save" in notepad doesn't change the
> > > time unless he enters some data first.).
> > Tried this out of curiosity and find the same results. It only happens
> with a
> > zero length file, if the file has any data in it then the timestamp does
> > change by doing a save in notepad (no data change necessary). With a
> > length file it doesn't change when the file is on a Samba share.
> > However with a cifs mounted Samba share a "touch filename" does update
> > timestamp even for zero length files.
> I've fixed this for 3.0.25c and later.
This is wonderful, Thanks!
Any idea when 3.0.25c will be released?
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