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    SubjectRe: 2.4.18 no timestamp update on modified mmapped files

    > > >It is specifically referring to updates via mmap! "a write reference
    > > >to the mapped region". This is the mmap documentation.
    > >
    > > I saw "write reference" and my brain translated that to "write()". I
    > > blame the long weekend.
    > That'll be a left-brain/write-brain thing.
    > I think it's too late to fix this in 2.4. If we did, a person
    > could develop and test an application on 2.4.21, ship it, then
    > find that it fails on millions of 2.4.17 machines.

    It is a bug, so it should be fixed. If someone develops on FreeBSD then
    he'll be surprised it does not work on Linux... Stable should mean "only
    bugfixes" and this certainly looks like a bug.

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