Originally Posted by jackr
Do you know of any way I can go about having the metadata for all stories be written alongside only writing to epubs that have new chapters? If not I will just find a way to tweak with the modtime column, since this is almost exactly what I wanted.
Calibre chooses when to update it's 'date' column. I don't really pay attention it anymore. I don't know any modtime column.
If you're filling a custom column #modtime from FFDL's Packaged time, you might try Updated date instead.