> The purpose of these values is to allow to notice a change on the file system
> without going through the actual file data. Duplicating st_mtime would be
Well, I agree with the first statement. I disagree with the 2nd. It’s not
pointless to fix a problem, and in theory the creation date of a file can never
> Don't do that then. Use core.trustctime.
I am. Unfortunately, my problem isn’t solved by that alone. Perhaps this
deserves its own thread, but on Windows the st_ino field is set to zero. This
can also trigger a false positive, causing the whole cache to be rebuilt