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Re: 4.3.4-dev-4 and 4.2.6-dev-2 available
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- From: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: Zsh Hackers' List <zsh-workers@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: 4.3.4-dev-4 and 4.2.6-dev-2 available
- Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 21:08:12 +0000
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On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 18:44:41 +0200
Ismail Dönmez <ismail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tuesday 11 December 2007 18:39:12 tarihinde şunları yazmıştınız:
(That can't be the Turkish for "Bart said", can it? Just wondered...)
> > It's possible to mount an ext3 filesystem in a mode that does not do
> > an access time updates. This is supposed to make the filesystem
> > respond much more quickly.
> Mounted with noatime indeed! Thats the problem then.
For now, we'd better indicate the problem.
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Test/C02cond.ztst,v
retrieving revision 1.18
diff -u -r1.18 C02cond.ztst
--- Test/C02cond.ztst 11 Dec 2007 15:24:47 -0000 1.18
+++ Test/C02cond.ztst 13 Dec 2007 21:09:06 -0000
@@ -142,7 +142,9 @@
F:This test can fail on NFS-mounted filesystems as the access and
F:modification times are not updated separately. The test will fail
F:on HFS+ (Apple Mac OS X default) filesystems because access times
-F:are not recorded. This does not indicate a problem in the shell.
+F:are not recorded. Also, Linux ext3 filesystems may be mounted
+F:with the noatime option which does not update access times.
+F:Failures in these cases do not indicate a problem in the shell.
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Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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