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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
To: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@openvz.org>
Cc: devel@openvz.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] lutimesat: actual syscall and wire-up on i386
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 12:39:03 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070126123903.046aaa5e.akpm@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070126112345.GC11128@localhost.sw.ru>

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 14:23:45 +0300
Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@openvz.org> wrote:

> lutimesat(2) does everything futimesat(2) does except it doesn't follow
> symlinks.
> 
> It could be used by tar(1) and cp(1).
> 
> FreeBSD and NetBSD have lutimes(2) which can be emulated by C library:
> 
> 	lutimesat(AT_FDCWD, filename, utimes)
> 
> Closes http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4433
> 
efine __ARCH_WANT_IPC_PARSE_VERSION
>  #define __ARCH_WANT_OLD_READDIR

OK, but I don't recall having seeing a demand for lutimes().  Opinions
are sought?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-26 20:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-26 11:23 Alexey Dobriyan
2007-01-26 20:39 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-01-26 20:45   ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-01-29 11:05     ` Alexey Dobriyan
2007-01-29 15:07       ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-01-29 16:02         ` Alexey Dobriyan
2007-01-28  7:59 ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-29  9:58   ` Alexey Dobriyan

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