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SubjectRe: futimes()?
H. Peter Anvin, Sun, Feb 02, 2003 02:53:22 +0100:
> 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?

There is a small problem with close(). It can update mtime as well.

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