Subject: Re: sup.netbsd.org now different on -o?
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/1995 20:48:49
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> I know that in the past, when I've had to re-get all of NetBSD in stages,
> I've been able to use sup -o to get only the files which differed each
> time, age notwithstanding. For example, interrupted sup -a invocations
> could be resumed where they left off with -o. I find that -- contrary
> to my own rather loud advice of last night -- with the current
> sup.netbsd.org, this isn't working; my current sup is regetting everything.
> What's up? Why the difference?
sup uses the inode-change time to tell if it might need to update the
The ctime is the only file timestamp you *can't* update with utime()..
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