|From:||David Howells <dhowells-AT-redhat.com>|
|To:||Jan Engelhardt <jengelh-AT-medozas.de>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH 02/18] xstat: Add a pair of system calls to make extended file stats available [ver #6]|
|Date:||Thu, 22 Jul 2010 13:14:47 +0100|
|Cc:||linux-cifs-AT-vger.kernel.org, linux-nfs-AT-vger.kernel.org, samba-technical-AT-lists.samba.org, linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, dhowells-AT-redhat.com, viro-AT-ZenIV.linux.org.uk, linux-fsdevel-AT-vger.kernel.org, linux-ext4-AT-vger.kernel.org|
Jan Engelhardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Linux already has a creation time field, it's called otime (there is no "b" > in "creation"), and you will find scattered fragments of that all over the > kernel (foremost, fs/jfs/, now btrfs, and I also notice sysvipc having > something with that name). It is? It's called crtime in Ext4. st_btime, however, would be compatible with BSD's stat, and Samba would just use it by way of autoconf magic if it appeared. David
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