Modifying file access time upon exec...

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Sun May 29 09:57:27 PDT 2005

Hi Marc, Ken,

> > I'm not sure why you say NFS filesystems can't be mounted with noatime.
> No, I'm saying that there are filesystems you wouldn't want to mount
> with noatime (/tmp, /var/tmp, /var/mail, /var/spool/*) because some
> software depends on the atime being adjusted.

I thought that, according to the goal of this patch, the "noatime"
option you were talking about would be in fact a "noatime-on-exec"
option.  Access time would be still updated on other cases.
Am I wrong ?

Best regards,
Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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