> The point of my patchkit is to allow the file systems
> who support better resolution to handle it properly. Other filesystems
> are not worse than before when they flush inodes (and better off when
> they keep everything in ram for your build because then they will enjoy
> full time resolution)
What about always rounding down even when inode is
in memory? That is both simple and consistent.
> If you really wanted that I would recommend to change make.
> When all nanosecond parts are 0 it is reasonable for make to assume that
> the fs doesn't support finegrained resolution. But I'm not sure it's
> worth it.
Thats really ugly heuristics. What about filling
nanosecond part with ~0 when unavailable?
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