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Re: bash conditional expressions

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: bash conditional expressions
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 09:53:47 +0100
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On Nov 14 2021, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> The significance of "setting the atime" will depend on the mount options
> of the file system in question.  On Debian 11, a file system of type ext4
> which is mounted with "defaults" (as specified in fstab) includes the
> "relatime" option.  Which is documented thus:

AFAIK the "relatime" option has only an effect when the atime update is
triggered as a side effect of reading a file.  Explicit inode
modifications via utime et.al. are always carried out independent of
that option.


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