utimensat UTIME_NOW granularity bug
Fri Oct 9 10:11:00 GMT 2009
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 09:23:38PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
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>> According to Christopher Faylor on 10/8/2009 3:24 PM:
>>>> I think we need to implement a companion to systime(), which returns the system
>>>> time without any truncation, so that the function clock_gettime(CLOCK_REALTIME)
>>>> can report time with resolution to the 10th of a microsecond rather than to
>>>> plain microseconds. Then utimensat needs to use clock_gettime rather than
>>>> gettimeofday, so that it is not needlessly truncating the 10th of microsecond
>>>> resolution available from Windows.
>>> Why not send these type of musings to the cygwin-developers list? It really
>>> is more appropriate for this type of discussion.
>> Sorry about the wrong list. At any rate, what about this patch?
> I don't like "MILLION" or "BILLION". I think a real number is clearer
> for that. ...
And, speaking about I18N, "Billion" has a different meaning in the US
and in Germany (where it is 1000 times as much) which occasionally gives
rise to confusion (don't know about other countries' usage).
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