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From Noah Misch <n...@cs.caltech.edu>
Subject Re: [PATCH APR 1.0] crtime v.s. intime
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 22:09:02 GMT
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 02:46:41PM -0700, Noah Misch wrote:

> > Attached are two patches, one introduces intime/crtime (I missed adding 
> > the actual apr_time_t intime member in the last patch - this fixes it.)
> > The doc_fix patch just documents the deficiency.  Let's pick one or the other.
> > 
> > Bill

> I would (unofficially, of course) vote for the comments patch.  Should APR ever
> support an OS that makes both crtime and intime available, I think your change
> would be excellent.  If such an OS is mainstream now and we just don't support
> it yet, then your proposal may be good to incorporate so APR can support both
> values later without such an API change.

Well, there is such an OS discreetly marketed as "FreeBSD".  Let's implement
your proposal so we can populate both fields there.  Other BSDs supporting UFS2
may also expose st_birthtime.

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