Subject: Re: LFS and mtime weirdness
To: Grant Beattie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Konrad Schroder <email@example.com>
Date: 07/09/2001 17:24:48
On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Grant Beattie wrote:
> I'm using LFS on i386 for some file systems, and have noticed that due
> to the nature of LFS, vim gets confused by the mtime being modified
> after vim thinks the write has finished. Mutt shows some similar
> interesting behavior.
Could you send in a PR for this? My first guess is that the inode mtime
gets changed not (only) when the write(2) happens but when the blocks are
assigned addresses, which could be quite a while later.