cvs commit: src/sys/ufs/ufs ufs_vnops.c
kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Tue Feb 1 16:25:08 PST 2005
On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 12:21:38AM +0000, Ken Smith wrote:
> kensmith 2005-02-02 00:21:38 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> sys/ufs/ufs ufs_vnops.c
> It was noticed that we do not change a file's access time when it gets
> executed. This appears to violate most of the UNIX-ish standards.
> One example quote from:
> Upon successful completion, the exec functions shall mark for update
> the st_atime field of the file. If an exec function failed but was
> able to locate the process image file, whether the st_atime field is
> marked for update is unspecified. Should the exec function succeed,
> the process image file shall be considered to have been opened with
> This appears to take care of it for ufs filesystems, doing the necessary
> sanity checks (read-only filesystem, etc) without violating any other
> standards (setting atime for any open appears to be allowed in any standards
> I could find).
> Noticed by: cperciva
> Reviewed by: kan, rwatson
> Revision Changes Path
> 1.261 +6 -0 src/sys/ufs/ufs/ufs_vnops.c
A similar fix is in the works for ext2fs, I just need to test it a bit
I don't know if this sort of thing should be MFCed, advice is welcome.
It's a user visible change in something that has probably been this
way for a long time but the current situation violates standards...
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