[rrd-users] 1.3b and timestamps

Fabien Wernli wernli at in2p3.fr
Wed Oct 31 07:03:53 CET 2007

On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 01:27:03AM +0100, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> I don't think it has todo with noatime ... it is the mtime which
> does not get updated, right ? I have seen the same happening with
> samba database files ...

I know - and yes, the atime _is_ being modified. It's the mtime which stays
the same. Just to rule out anything on my side, can anyone reproduce this

> now I could add code to rrdtool which forces a timestamp update,
> but then again, this would cause additional disk io, which is
> probably not what we want ...

yeah. If this is "normal" mmap behaviour, I'll modify my own code to touch
the mtime

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