[Python-Dev] Bizarre mtime behaviour

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Nov 1 22:08:14 CET 2009

Le lundi 02 novembre 2009 à 08:02 +1100, Robert Collins a écrit :
> The FAT rounding issue is a possibility, but I didn't think reiserfs was
> short that much precision.
> I'd check that the work area you had really was reiser, not a mounted AT
> partition, and if its not look up the ReiserFS precision for mtime.

Yes it was reiserfs. As for the mtime granularity, since some displayed
mtimes were even and some were odd, I assume it's one second or less.

Another possibility would be that the filesystem would use a slightly
different clock than time.time(), but why?

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list