[uClinux-dev] CRAMFS and mtime/ctime

John Williams jwilliams at itee.uq.edu.au
Fri Aug 26 02:25:35 EDT 2005


Friedrich, Lars wrote:
>>When this image is mounted as the root fs on my uClinux 
>>system (latest kernel), all the mtimes are set to Jan 1 1970
>>(although so is my system clock, so that might explain something).
>>
>>Does anybody have the 25 words or less explanation on this?
> 
> 
> 1      2    3   4     5      6         7       8
> cramfs does not store times, therefore default is
> 
> 9           10            11    12  13       14
> 1970-01-01. The different times via loopback appear
> 
> 15  16 17  18     19     20 21
> due to the inodes cached in memory.
> 
> 22   23
> Best regards,
> 
> 24   25
> Lars Friedrich

Nice work! Now, how about in haiku?  ;-)

John






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