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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: Granularity of mtime
Date Sat, 13 Oct 2001 16:05:47 GMT
On Friday 12 October 2001 07:52 pm, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 05:22:04PM -0700, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> > > > > Is there a way to ask APR what the granularity is ?
>
> Is it right to assume that the reason you need this is so that the httpd
> will mark a message with a Date that is later than the Last-Modified, hence
> avoiding problems with HTTP/1.1's caching algorithm?
>
> If so, it is probably more efficient to simply add a second to the Date
> field value string than to try to sleep.
>
> If not, never mind.
>
> I still think that apr_time_t should be in seconds with a separate field
> for microseconds.  One of these years I'll find the time for that patch.

That was where we started with apr_time_t's.  Dean moved it to the current
model, and he had some good reasons at the time.

Ryan
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