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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: Patch: Modified in the future on Windoze
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2000 20:33:02 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Vaughn" <rogervaughn@yahoo.com>
To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2000 06:21
Subject: Patch: Modified in the future on Windoze


> It appears that the "modified in the future" check
> performed by SourceFileScanner doesn't work properly
> on Windoze.  On digging around, I found out that
> Windoze stores modification times with a maximum
> resolution of 2 secs - and rounds *up* to the nearest
> match.

This isnt strictly a 'windoze' feature, it is a function of how timestamp
are stored on FAT/FAT32 - a dos legacy. I believe that NTFS file systems
dont have the issue.

..Just to make your life more complicated.

-steve


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