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Re: rebase keeps last modification time of DLL unchanged
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 10:32:06 +0100
- Subject: Re: rebase keeps last modification time of DLL unchanged
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mar 7 23:07, Christian Franke wrote:
> The rebase tool does not change last modification timestamp of each
> DLL even if its data has changed. This is likely because Windows
> "may" not update the timestamp for files written through a memory
> mapped view.
> Is this an intended behavior of rebase?
Why should rebase change the timestamp? Apart from the rebasing, the
DLL is still the same. If you want to know when it has been last
rebased, you can look into the file header:
$ objdump -p cygiconv-2.dll | grep 'Time/Date[^ ]'
Time/Date Tue Mar 6 23:24:12 2012
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