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On Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:14:27 -0800
Brian Harring <ferringb@...> wrote:
> This discussion in generall is daft. No package can rely on
> nanonsecond resolution for installation because the most common FS
> out there (ext3) does *second* level resolution only. As such, I can
> pretty much gurantee there is *zero* packages out there that require
> nanosecond resolution for installation.
We aren't discussing requiring nanosecond resolution. We're discussing
not getting corrupted timestamps, which is what happens.
If you're building on a filesystem which does support nanosecond
resolution timestamps, Portage will screw up the *second* part of the
timestamp as well as the nanosecond part.