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Re: apr time-setting routine

From: Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap_at_eros-os.org>
Date: 2000-09-13 14:46:56 CEST

> By the principle of using available information efficiently, I'd
> prefer to just set the local working file and its text-base
> doppelganger to have the same timestamp, and then compare those.

Not all filesystems timestamps are recorded with the same resolution or
accuracy, and clocks drift at different rates under different OS's. The
comparison may need to be fuzzy, which would seem to defeat it's purpose.

shap
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:08 2006

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