patch not updating atime
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Tue Jul 12 08:07:11 PDT 2005
On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 11:08:31PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Even more to the point, its taking it directly from the VM page
> cache, the filesystem is not touched at all.
> I think the standards allow us to update the atime at munmap() time,
> but I haven't investigated how best to implement such a thing in the
> kernel. We might have to add a new VOP API call.
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Everyone interested in this should take a look there :-)
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