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Date:	Fri, 18 Jan 2008 23:25:19 -0500
From:	Rik van Riel <>
To:	Matt Mackall <>
Cc:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Ingo Oeser <>,
	Miklos Szeredi <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH -v6 2/2] Updating ctime and mtime for memory-mapped

On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 18:50:03 -0600
Matt Mackall <> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 17:54 -0500, Rik van Riel wrote:

> > Backup programs not seeing an updated mtime is a really big deal.
> And that's fixed with the 4-line approach.
> Reminds me, I've got a patch here for addressing that problem with loop mounts:
> Writes to loop should update the mtime of the underlying file.
> Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

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