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Re^2: Re-Creating a file does not change inode modification time (Windows)

by armstd (Friar)
on Sep 17, 2011 at 14:08 UTC ( #926547=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re-Creating a file does not change inode modification time (Windows)
in thread Re-Creating a file does not change inode modification time (Windows)

Usually it's access time/atime that gets disabled, not mtime. Access might be read-only, so updating atime introduces write i/o to the FS. Modifications are by definition write i/o, so it's cost effective to update mtime also.

--Dave


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