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Re: test builtin of bash is not using nanosecond timestamps


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: test builtin of bash is not using nanosecond timestamps
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:56:20 -0500
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On 3/6/12 7:37 PM, Eric Blake wrote:

>> Thanks for the report.  Unfortunately, the way different versions of Unix
>> name the `struct timespec' members of struct stat varies, and so the patch
>> is only valid on Linux, Solaris, and Cygwin.  I will come up with some
>> autoconf-based way to do it.
> 
> Gnulib already supports this; see the lib/stat-time.h header, which
> should be pretty easy to import into bash.

Yep, thanks.  I'm already looking at it.

Chet


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