On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 10:34:12 -0800, Carl Worth <cworth at cworth.org> wrote: > I'm a little confused here. Notmuch only uses stat, so it should be > looking at the target's mtime already. It actually takes special effort > (via lstat) to get at the mtime of the link itself. > > So why aren't things just working?
Because mtime doesn't change on the directory *above* the symlinks. I think. Jed