diff for opening files with O_NOATIME

Yusuf Goolamabbas yusufg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 12:52:05 MSD 2006

Igor, Does attached patch work better for you. I specifically only
modify the open call ngx_http_static_module.c

On 9/1/06, Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
> > Linux since 2.6.8 supports O_NOATIME in open(2). This  does not update
> > the  file  last  access  time  (st_atime  in the inode) when the file
> > is read(2). Cherokee <http://www.0x50.org/> does similar things
> >
> > This might help in static file serving so I cooked up this patch. I
> > did a grep -r RDONLY in the nginx src and didn't think there were
> > issues if atime updates were disabled for various cases or should I
> > create a patch specific to ngx_http_static_module.c
> I think it's better to #define NGX_NOATIME and to set it explicitly.
> Thank you.
> Igor Sysoev
> http://sysoev.ru/en/
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