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From Brian Pane <bp...@pacbell.net>
Subject Re: Docu buglet in apr_file_info_t?
Date Sun, 28 Apr 2002 19:08:31 GMT
What *is* the meaning of ctime in apr_finfo_t supposed to
be?  On Unix, it's set to the Unix ctime (last modification
time of the inode).  On Windows and OS/2, it looks like
it's being set to a file creation time instead.


Sander Striker wrote:

>I always thought ctime was 'creation' time.
>However in include/apr_file_info.h:209
>    /** The time the file was last modified */
>    apr_time_t mtime;
>    /** The time the file was last changed */
>    apr_time_t ctime;
>Aaron pointed out to me that OtherBill has
>explained this misconception of creation time
>in the past.  Bill, could you please document
>in that file what is understood as a 'modification'
>and what is known as a 'change'?

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