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On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 13:12:37 -0800
Zac Medico <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > So far as I can see, if they're fully supported on both filesystems,
> > Portage sometimes preserves nanosecond-resolution timestamps and
> > sometimes doesn't. So, requiring nanosecond-resolution timestamp
> > preservation where possible will need Portage changes.
> I think it always preserves them, as long as you have at least
> python-2.5 since that is required for floating-point mtime support.
Mm, I can't see the code for that. So far as I can see, for the
non-fast case you're using stat.st_mtime and os.utime, which assuming
they correspond to the POSIX things of the same name, are
second-resolution. What am I missing?