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Re: cp -up forever

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: cp -up forever
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 23:43:46 +0800

P> The basic problem is that utimes() has only microsecond resolution;
P> the kernel need to add a system call ("utimens()", say?) that
P> supports nanosecond resolution.

Dudes, I have discovered that after a reboot, (stat(1)) differences like
Modify: 2004-12-10 23:28:07.877053000 +0800
Modify: 2004-12-10 23:28:07.877053353 +0800
Modify: 2004-12-10 23:28:07.000000000 +0800
So a mere reboot, or perhaps remount, between cp's is a workaround.

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