Re: Beagle changes ctime


On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 16:35 -0400, Debajyoti Bera wrote:
> > This is quite the horror: beagle changes the ctime of files on my disk.
> Beagle stores some indexing related information in extended attributes. That 
> is what I think modifies the ctime (the mtime is not touched). If you do not 
> want that to happen, you can run with environment variable 
> BEAGLE_DISABLE_XATTR set. That will not use extended attributes but instead 
> use a sqlite database. However, it will slow down the speed of indexing and 
> crawling.

Yeah, and after digging a little deeper, we can't reset the ctime to the
previous value.  So I'm afraid there's nothing we can do about this. :(


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