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From: Ulrich Drepper <>
To: Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] v4: merged utimensat implementation
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 14:30:56 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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Andrew Morton wrote:
> Could we please have [...] a changelog
> for the commit?

Implement utimensat(2) which is an extension to futimesat(2) in that
a) supports nano-second resolution for the timestamps
b) allows to selectively ignore the atime/mtime value
c) allows to selectively use the current time for either atime or mtime
d) supports changing the atime/mtime of a symlink itself along the lines
   of the BSD lutimes(3) functions

For this change the internally used do_utimes() functions was changed to
accept a timespec time value and an additional flags parameter.

Additionally the sys_utime function was changed to match
compat_sys_utime which already use do_utimes instead of duplicating the

➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View, CA ❖

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      reply	other threads:[~2007-04-27 21:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-27 15:23 Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27 17:32 ` Alexey Dobriyan
2007-04-27 17:46   ` Ulrich Drepper
2007-04-27 21:04 ` Andrew Morton
2007-04-27 21:30   ` Ulrich Drepper [this message]

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