Re: NODIRATIME patch for 2.1.73

linux kernel account (
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 08:01:50 -0500 (EST)

On 19 Dec 1997, Boris Tobotras wrote:

> >>>>> "Richard" == Richard Gooch writes:
> Richard> Hi, Linus. The following patch adds MS_NODIRATIME support to
> Richard> 2.1.73. When a filesystem is mounted with MS_NODIRATIME then
> Richard> reading directories does not change the atime for those
> Richard> directories.
> Can we just include this under existing NOATIME options as to not
> do another mount(8) update?

Please don't! I would really like to use this option, but I do not want to
no update any atimes. I'm sure other people feel this way.