[Box Backup] Directory mtime, etc.
Tue, 21 Dec 2004 10:35:29 +0000
On 21 Dec 2004, at 10:29, Martin Ebourne wrote:
> Ben Summers <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 21 Dec 2004, at 03:21, Joe Krahn wrote:
>>> Are directory attributes only partly supported, i.e. no mtime
>>> If so, any plans to change this?
>> Not really. It's kind of difficult to restore mtimes without delving
>> into the filesystem. Attribute data is restored as best it can be.
> Surely that's just a call to utime(2) (POSIX) or utimes (BSD)?
Yes, but it generally gets changed by the OS quite quickly afterwards.
I have re-read the code. Directory attributes do get applied. It's just
that in the bbackupquery listings they're not shown because of the way
the attribute system works.