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From: Valerie Henson <val_henson@linux.intel.com>
To: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	Dave Jones <davej@redhat.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 11:57:33 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070212195732.GC5108@nifty> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070212195318.GB14369@elektroni.phys.tut.fi>

On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 09:53:18PM +0200, Petri Kaukasoina wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 06:49:39PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt 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 
> 
> I have always used:
> 
>   --enable-buffy-size        Use file size attribute instead of access time
> 
> Support was there at least in 1998, maybe before.

Good point.  However, this works for mutt because new mail is an
append-only operation.  Other apps don't have the guarantee that file
modifications that they care about will change the file size.

-VAL

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-12 19:57 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
2007-02-12 19:53         ` Petri Kaukasoina
2007-02-12 19:57           ` Valerie Henson [this message]
2007-02-12 19:42       ` Valerie Henson
2007-02-12  6:53 ` Valerie Henson

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