File timestamp precision on Linux?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Jun 9 20:00:31 UTC 2014

On 09/06/2014 19:13, Xueming Shen wrote:
> oh, to be clear, I'm on a 32-bit linux, so the system stat probably 
> works for a second precision.
I think I see what is going on. It's that the Oracle downloads of JDK 8 
are built on an older distribution (as Oracle binaries have to work on a 
large range of distributions). This will sort itself out soon once for 
JDK 9 builds once the build platform/compiler upgrade is done [1]. To 
resolve it on JDK 8 requires using a JDK build that is built for the 



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