Re: ``ctime''

On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Roland Illig wrote:

> Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> > On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>We stumbled over this on IRC as a guy asked how to set the ``creation
> >>>time'' for a file, and after a while we found out he's using MC.
> >>>
> >>>MC talks of ctime as it was creation time. Is there a specific reason
> >>>for that? I searched manpage and sourcecode. No hints.
> >
> >
> > Where did you get that source code ? There is no reference to "creation
> > time" in the current source code. You are right though that in the manpage
> > says "creation time".
> Indeed there is one:
> 2005-09-05  Roland Illig  <roland illig gmx de>
>          * info.c: [...] st_ctime is not the creation time,
>          but the status change time.
> And, Pavel, I think mc-devel was the appropriate mailing list, since
> this could (and maybe should) be seen as a bug report.
> Anyway, the code has been fixed since a long time, and the man page
> since a few minutes.

Btw, Roland, your message reminded me why I got annoyed reading this list
in the first place.

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