Subject: Re: Has mtree changed recently?
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1995 22:54:37
> While installing a pkg_install packaged version of perl5, I discovered that
> the mtree file it contained wasn't acceptable to the mtree program.  The
> mtree file specified some file times for directories, giving them as
> time=NR_OF_SECONDS; it turns out that mtree (now?) wants them as
> time=NR_OF_SECONDS.NR_OF_NANOSECONDS .  Was this a recent change to mtree,

March 7.

> and if so, could mtree possibly be changed again to consider the .nanoseconds
> optional?

it should be straightforward to come up with a diff to do so.
(i'd suggest printing a warning, etc., if there's no nsec info.)