echo 1 > foo; stat foo; echo 2 > foo; stat foo
Do both stats show the same mtime for the file? Seeing that on some linux 2.16 systems and trying to understand why.
I'll bet it has something to do with linux's minimum timer tick vs processor speed etc
@joeyh likely, maybe the storage resolution of the mtime
@joeyh I get an mtime difference:
Modify: 2018-10-30 10:02:02.612055158 +0200Modify: 2018-10-30 10:02:02.616055159 +0200
My computer's not fast enough for that difference. I assume your speculation of some in-kernel minimum timer tick is on the right track.
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