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Subject: Re: CDB tables ?
From: Matthias Andree (madt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de)
Date: Mon Sep 11 2000 - 07:45:47 CDT


Ralf Hildebrandt <news-list.postfix.usersinnominate.de> writes:

> On 11 Sep 2000 14:12:40 +0200, Matthias Andree
> <madt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:
>
> >Postfix could just lstat(2) instead, falling back to stat(2) on systems
> >without lstat.
>
> Wietse prefers Postfix to work on all supported systems without
> restrictions ...

lstat(2) is in the Single UNIX® Specification, Version 2, and possibly,
thinking about that, stat(2) is more useful anyhow since you want the
mtime of the data, not that of the link.

So this does not inhibit proper portability.

-- 
Matthias Andree