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SubjectRe: futimes()?
"H. Peter Anvin" wrote:
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> In the general vein of avoiding security holes by using file
> descriptors when doing repeated operations on the same filesystem
> object, I have noticed that there doesn't seem to be a way to set
> mtime using a file descriptor. Do we need a futimes() syscall?

Parallel to that, there is the long time needed lutimes() syscall.

Who has never been annoyed that restoring a backup there's no way to
restore former symlink mtime?

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