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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Added timestamps to storage volumes



On 07/11/2012 01:12 AM, Hendrik Schwartke wrote:

>>> +    atime->tv_sec = sb.st_atime;
>>> +    mtime->tv_sec = sb.st_mtime;
>>> +    catime->tv_sec = sb.st_ctime;
>>> +#if _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
>>> +    atime->tv_nsec = sb.st_atim.tv_nsec;
>> Yuck.  I've nearly got consensus to use the gnulib stat-time module, in
>> which case this would instead be the much simpler:
> Ok, that sounds good. But what exactly does 'nearly' mean?

It means 3 of the 4 copyright holders have agreed, with less than
24-hour turnaround time; the 4th will likely respond sometime this week:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2012-07/msg00141.html

>> But before we can use the gnulib stat-time module, we have to update
>> .gnulib and bootstrap.conf; and I'm holding off on the .gnulib update
>> until after fixed Automake is available in at least Fedora 17 (right
>> now, unless you are manually using automake 1.11.6 or newer, you are
>> injecting a security bug into every other package that uses automake).
> So any idea how long this will take?

Being a security patch that affects multiple packages, I'm sure it won't
be too long in the works.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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