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Re: [SLE] cron not recognizing changes to /etc/cron.d files [SOLVED] - OT
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 21:36:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604102136.08231.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 10 April 2006 21:25, Greg Wallace wrote:
> On Monday, April 10, 2006 @ 1:47 PM, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> >On Monday 10 April 2006 20:39, Richard Bos wrote:
> >> Have a look here:
> >> http://susewiki.org/index.php?title=Schedule_cron_daily
> >
> >From that file:
> >> In SuSe 9.3 touch modifies all 3 access times to the touch time if used
> >> without the -t flag!!
> >
> >The same for SUSE 10.0 - I just checked. :)
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Leen
>
> If you wouldn't mind, just to satisfy my own curiosity, what are the 3
> timestamps that are being touched? In various other threads on this list,
> I came away with the impression that there were only two timestamps being
> maintained by any of the underlying file systems (Reiser, EXT2, EXT3,
> etc.). Is this not true? Are there actually 3 timestamps being maintained
> for a single file/directory at file system level, or, in this case, is it
> done via some software implemented mechanism?

Here's the output from test I did:
---<cut>---
leen@ws-03:~> f="test.txt"; rm -f $f; echo "a" > $f; stat $f; sleep 10; touch $f; stat $f
File: `test.txt'
Size: 2 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 regular file
Device: 308h/776d Inode: 326689 Links: 1
Access: (0644/-rw-r--r--) Uid: ( 1000/ leen) Gid: ( 100/ users)
Access: 2006-04-10 21:33:33.000000000 +0200
Modify: 2006-04-10 21:33:33.000000000 +0200
Change: 2006-04-10 21:33:33.000000000 +0200
File: `test.txt'
Size: 2 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 regular file
Device: 308h/776d Inode: 326689 Links: 1
Access: (0644/-rw-r--r--) Uid: ( 1000/ leen) Gid: ( 100/ users)
Access: 2006-04-10 21:33:44.000000000 +0200
Modify: 2006-04-10 21:33:44.000000000 +0200
Change: 2006-04-10 21:33:44.000000000 +0200
leen@ws-03:~>
---<cut>---

Cheers,

Leen

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