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Re: [clamav-users] Scan files by date

From: G.W. Haywood <ged_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 10 2011 - 10:24:00 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net

Hi there,

On Mon, 10 Oct 2011 Matus UHLAR wrote:

> luckily un*x filesystems have ctime (inode change time) which changes
> everytime someone does this, so find can use -ctime option to get even
> such files

However metadata support in some filesystems supported under un*x can be
patchy, and some in implementations the ctime value can be misleading.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_systems#Metadata

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