Re: Storing More Date/Time MetaData

My bad, I was just looking up something in the Files API and saw the
GetCreationTime(), I knew that ext2 didn't have that. Thought that
ext3 might :-/.


On 3/28/06, Joe Shaw <joeshaw novell com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 07:39 -0500, Kevin Kubasik wrote:
> > We already store the last WriteTime in the index, but should we
> > consider storing some other info? Such as creation time? It would make
> > implementing an f-spot like timeline feature in beagle-search much
> > more feasible.
> Unfortunately there's no such thing as creation time in unix
> filesystems.
> If that metadata is stored inside the files, however, we can extract it
> from those file formats and put it in a property, but there's no way to
> do it reliably for all data types.
> Joe

Kevin Kubasik

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