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Re: svn status: does not notice changed file if timestamp of "new " file is older

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-11-13 21:37:06 CET

John Barstow <John_Barstow@gfsg.co.nz> writes:

> > I'm going to
> > check-in a patch to make svn_io_file_affected_time always use mtime,
> > that is unless someone objects :)
> I would be much more sanguine about such a change if we also *always*
> checked file size as well. That way we sweep the edge cases where the
> timestamp is screwed up but the file changed anyways.

I don't understand. Are you saying it's possible for the mtime to be
unchanged, but the contents have changed? How is that possible?

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Received on Wed Nov 13 21:39:11 2002

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