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Re: [Bacula-devel] [PATCH] newfeatures.tex: ctime != creation time


>>>>> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008 13:27:52 +0200, Marc Schiffbauer said:
> 
> Hi Kern,
> 
> the UNIX ctime is not the creation time of a file but its (inode)
> change time. There is no file creation time.
> 
> This small patch fixes this for the current svn trunk version of
> "newfeatures.tex"

I think it should refer to st_ctime and st_mtime explicitly, like the
description of the mtimeonly option.

Using the word "change" is confusing, because it is a synonym for
"modification" in normal use.  Also, on Windows, the st_ctime is the stored
creation time of the file and it doesn't change when you rename it.

__Martin

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