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* Greater resolution in test -nt / test -ot
@ 2017-06-22  8:30 Petr Skočík
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From: Petr Skočík @ 2017-06-22  8:30 UTC (permalink / raw)
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Hi,

would you be willing to pull something like this?

diff --git a/src/bltin/test.c b/src/bltin/test.c
index 58c05fe..7ea02f2 100644
--- a/src/bltin/test.c
+++ b/src/bltin/test.c
@@ -478,7 +478,9 @@ newerf (const char *f1, const char *f2)

 	return (stat (f1, &b1) == 0 &&
 		stat (f2, &b2) == 0 &&
-		b1.st_mtime > b2.st_mtime);
+		( b1.st_mtim.tv_sec > b2.st_mtim.tv_sec ||
+		 (b1.st_mtim.tv_sec == b2.st_mtim.tv_sec && (b1.st_mtim.tv_nsec >
b2.st_mtim.tv_nsec )))
+	);
 }

 static int
@@ -488,7 +490,9 @@ olderf (const char *f1, const char *f2)

 	return (stat (f1, &b1) == 0 &&
 		stat (f2, &b2) == 0 &&
-		b1.st_mtime < b2.st_mtime);
+		(b1.st_mtim.tv_sec < b2.st_mtim.tv_sec ||
+		 (b1.st_mtim.tv_sec == b2.st_mtim.tv_sec && (b1.st_mtim.tv_nsec <
b2.st_mtim.tv_nsec )))
+	);
 }

 static int

I could use greater resolution in `test -nt` / `test -ot`, and st_mtim
field is standardized under POSIX.1-2008 (or so stat(2) says).

Best Regards,
Petr Skocik

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