thumbnail mtime, ctime

Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak mjc at
Thu Mar 27 12:20:28 PDT 2008

Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 15:02 -0400, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
>> Gnome at least has no UI-based method of fixing broken thumbnails caused 
>> by the above issues (you have to rm ~/.thumbnails), and the new 
>> GFileInfo api provides easy access to the microsecond data.
> While it is easy to get the microsecond data using the API most
> filesystems don't actually store anything but seconds, so this doesn't
> really help in most cases.

What about adding file size as a comparison parameter?

So we'd have:

mtime (s + us)
ctime (s + us)

It seems paranoid, but that would pin everything down uniquely on 
current and future systems.

And ext4 is supposed to have ns resolution...

- Mike

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