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Re: RFC: timestamps/sleep

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-02-13 14:28:05 CET

mark benedetto king wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 07:31:29AM +0100, Branko ?ibej wrote:
>
>
>>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".
>>
>>
>>
>
>How about adding a "now" field to the client context? libsvn_client/libsvn_wc
>wouldn't know anything about sleeping or retro-dating, they just know "now",
>and they make sure that files get created with dates of "now".
>
>It is up to the client to sleep if it wants to.
>

i'm not sure i like the idea of pushing this onto the client
application. it seems like the kind of thing people are likely to screw
up, and if we can do it once in the libraries and get it right then
we're probably better off.

-garrett

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