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Re: RFC: timestamps/sleep

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-13 07:31:29 CET

mark benedetto king wrote:

>Greg Hudson and I discussed the following idea on IRC today:
>
>What if svn were to note its startup time, set all created files to
>that time, and then, at exit time, if any files were modified, wait
>until the time has changed from that time (which it probably will have
>already)?
>
>1.) There is no lie. svn *could have* updated that file then.
> Well, maybe that's a small lie. :-)
>2.) There is likely no/little sleep required, and certainly no more than
> in the existing scheme.
>
>Are we missing something?
>
>

Yup. *Not* the startup time, please, as that assumes the client is a
command-line app that gets run once for each command. Instead,
libsvn_client could note the time each operation started; that would be
friendly to GUI clients, svnshell.py and (the not-yet-implemented) "svn
--shell".

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Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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