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Re: Weird time on /dev/pts

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 10:00:59AM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> I am getting a strange error on my Ubuntu system when trying to back
> up my NetBSD  -current box.  I use rsync and I keep getting this error:
> Time value of dev/pts truncated on receiver.
> When I check on NetBSD it looks like this:
> # ls -ld pts
> dr-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  512 Oct 21       pts
> I normally expect to see a time there as well as a date.  I touched the
> directory and now it backs up.  It looks like this after the touch:
> # ls -ld pts
> dr-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  512 Oct 22 09:50 pts
> This happened before and the same fix worked but then it messed up
> again.  Anyone else seeing this?  What should I be looking for?

What does stat() tell you, might be that ls's 'clever' date output
is what is gettign confused.


David Laight:

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