displaying file time in Linux

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silvain
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displaying file time in Linux

Post by silvain » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:27 pm

I am discovering a strange behaviour of XnView explorer in Linux :
  • Having copied images from my smartphone (with a cable), the file time is preserved in the copy (which would not be the case if copying through a utility using an internet connexion).
  • But XnView displays the ctime of the files instead of the mtime (although it does display the correct time from the Exif information).
  • This seems to be a bug, as the ctime reflects the time the files were copied, not the initial time of the files themselves. Xnview should display the mtime, as does any file explorer or ls command.

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Re: displaying file time in Linux

Post by xnview » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:22 pm

where is displayed the ctime?
Pierre.

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