All of lore.kernel.org
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: "Jörn Engel" <joern@lazybastard.org>
To: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>
Cc: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>,
	Valerie Henson <val_henson@linux.intel.com>,
	Michael Kerrisk <mtk-manpages@gmx.net>,
	val_henson@linux.interl.com, lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Documenting MS_RELATIME
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 17:55:26 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070212175526.GC2112@lazybastard.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0702121848480.26360@yvahk01.tjqt.qr>

On Mon, 12 February 2007 18:49:39 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Feb 12 2007 10:40, Dave Jones wrote:
> >
> >The one problem with noatime is that mutt's 'new mail arrived' breaks
> 
> Just why does not it use mtime then to check for New Mail Arrived, like 
> bash does?

Just a guess: because it has to compare the time?

Bash can simply compare mtime of (single) mailbox with time of last
login.  Mutt would have to compare mtime of (many) mailboxes with...
I believe with atime of mailboxes.

Jörn

-- 
Joern's library part 1:
http://lwn.net/Articles/2.6-kernel-api/

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-12 17:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-10 17:56 Documenting MS_RELATIME Michael Kerrisk
2007-02-11  0:54 ` Dave Jones
2007-02-12  6:55   ` Valerie Henson
2007-02-12 15:40     ` Dave Jones
2007-02-12 17:49       ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-02-12 17:55         ` Jörn Engel [this message]
2007-02-12 19:53         ` Petri Kaukasoina
2007-02-12 19:57           ` Valerie Henson
2007-02-12 19:42       ` Valerie Henson
2007-02-12  6:53 ` Valerie Henson

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=20070212175526.GC2112@lazybastard.org \
    --to=joern@lazybastard.org \
    --cc=davej@redhat.com \
    --cc=jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=mtk-manpages@gmx.net \
    --cc=val_henson@linux.intel.com \
    --cc=val_henson@linux.interl.com \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link
Be sure your reply has a Subject: header at the top and a blank line before the message body.
This is an external index of several public inboxes,
see mirroring instructions on how to clone and mirror
all data and code used by this external index.