Subject: Re: LFS and mtime weirdness
To: Grant Beattie <>
From: Konrad Schroder <>
List: current-users
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.

						Konrad Schroder