Problem with Stat in AFS

Russ Allbery
07 Apr 2001 06:53:06 -0700

Claudio Inglesi <> writes:

> Does anyone know why the lstat command when used under a AFS filesystem
> returns the same access, modification and change time for any given
> file?

AFS only stores a single timestamp, which has the same properties as mtime
and which is returned as atime, mtime, and ctime to any Unix programs.
There isn't any way to obtain additional timestamp information; it simply
isn't stored.

Russ Allbery (             <>