[Tux3] [PATCH] fix mtime support by adding tux3_setattr

Daniel Phillips phillips at phunq.net
Thu Dec 11 19:49:28 PST 2008

On Thursday 11 December 2008 18:13, Shapor Naghibzadeh wrote:
> This patch implements setattr fileop for Tux3.  Tux3 now stores the
> mtime properly and persistently, which I tested under UML.
> I'm updating the MTIME_BIT in tuxnode->present every time, before
> calling inode_setattr, which marks the inode dirty.  I considered
> twiddling the MTIME_BIT afterwards, but I wasn't sure if that was safe
> since the inode was already set dirty (and could possibly get
> flushed?), so I was forced to check if the mtime/ctime was changing.
> Thanks to Daniel for the excellent instructions:
> http://mailman.tux3.org/pipermail/tux3/2008-November/000380.html
> Now we just need a git repo that works :)

Pulled from your hg repo.  A proper git tree on kernel.org is coming
soon.  Checking in to hg always works.  There was a one liner bash
script floating around to symlink the user/kernel files from the
kernel tree.  Hard links would be even better.

I only tested that it builds, not that it works :-)




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