Patch for sub-second resolution in stat(2)

Conrad Scott
Thu Jun 6 05:25:00 GMT 2002

Oh sh*t. It turns out that my changelog entry was more broken than just
formatting. I've appended and attached a new one to this email (the
attachment is because I'm unclear that Outlook Express keeps the

Sorry for imposing my sordid learning experience on everyone.

// Conrad

2002-06-05  Conrad Scott  <>

 * (fhandler_base::fstat): Initialise tv_nsec member of
 st_atim, st_mtim, and st_ctim fields.
 * (fhandler_disk_file::fstat_helper): Ditto.
 * (fhandler_process::fstat): Ditto.
 * glob.c (stat32_to_STAT): Copy across the whole st_atim,
 st_mtime, and st_ctim fields.
 * (stat64_to_stat32): Ditto.
 * (to_timestruc_t): New function.
 (time_as_timestruc_t): New function.
 * winsup.h: Add to_timestruc_t and time_as_timestruc_t functions.
 * include/cygwin/stat.h: Replace time_t with timestruc_t
 throughout for all file times, removing the st_spare1, st_spare2,
 and st_spare3 fields in the process. Add macros to access tv_sec
 fields by old names.

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