Re: NODIRATIME...great work!

David Woodhouse (
Sat, 06 Jun 1998 13:43:57 +0100

> > I'de like to see this as the default setting! It helps performance,
> > and I've never seen anyone who claimed to have a use for directory atimes.
> Some backup tools do. You might find your backup is a lot shorter. Also some
> file managers use it to check when changes occur.

Wouldn't that be directory mtime, or am I getting confused?
Anyway, is there any reason why a file manager shouldn't be able to select() on

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