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Subject: Re: disk write testing
From: gerald_clark_at_mindspring.com
Date: 2002-11-06


That would break the filesystem for anybody using
the archive bit for its intended purpose,
( to tell if a file has been written to
since the last backup ).

On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 11:39:27 -0700 Greg Haerr <greg_at_censoft.com> wrote:

> : > This does beg the question: Does the
> JB6K know what time it is?
>
> There's a tricky way we could get the "time" on
> the JB.
>
> Since we only really care about time
> increments, not the actual
> time, for creating last accessed times and
> playlists, we could store the
> system "time" in the config file with the other
> settings, and this
> could be used at boot, incrementing it with a
> timer interrupt,
> and saving it again at powerdown.
>
> Another method would be to use the "archive"
> bit to indicate
> a song has been played...
>
> Regards,
>
> Greg
>
>



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