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Re: what shall we do with the drunken time_t ?

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: what shall we do with the drunken time_t ?
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:18:18 +0200
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Hi Paul,

> > if we want a sane behaviour, we have no choice than to override stat()
> > and fstat()
> What a pain. Would it be limited to just those two? For example, is there a 
> system call like utimensat that lets you set a file's timestamps?

It's the *utimens* test failures that brought us here. [1][2]
I don't think the time_t trouble goes beyond that.


[1] https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2016-12/msg00112.html
[2] https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2017-04/msg00010.html

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