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

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-11-13 21:05:53 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
> It's possible that APR should be changed to put the more recent of
> create/last write into ctime. However that's really a separate issue
> and need not concern us, I don't think Subversion should be using
> ctime at all, it's only interested in the file contents. I'm going to
> check-in a patch to make svn_io_file_affected_time always use mtime,
> that is unless someone objects :)

No objection here. I originally had it watching ctime when we still
thought we'd be versioning all of a file's mode bits. Later we
decided not to do that, so the ctime check is just weird :-).

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Received on Wed Nov 13 21:40:15 2002

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