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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Epoch of trivial_clock
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-22 18:41:17

On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 7:10 AM, Bjorn Reese <breese_at_[hidden]>

> The filesystem::trivial_clock type is implementation-defined [1]. That
> means that the epoch is also implementation-defined.
> How do we determine the epoch of trivial_clock?
> For instance, we may need to represent the last_write_time() timestamp
> to the end-user, or transfer it to another node when we implement a
> network file system.
> PS: I am looking at the std::filesystem proposal, but I assume that
> boost::filesystem will be update accordingly.

Yes. I'm working on that right now, and hope to have a beta ready within a
month, and ship a final version in 1.57.0. I'm not sure of the answers to
your questions until the actual implementation is done.



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