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Re: New user, file timestamp question.

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-06 21:15:15 CEST

Peter Poeml <poeml@suse.de> writes:

> > We've talked about adding an svn:original-date property to at least
> > remember the imported date, but I can't remember how that conversation
> > turned out.
> Even if preserving timestamps across an import is not supported, as far
> as I can see preverving them across a checkout doesn't work either. But
> the latter *does* work with CVS.
> On a related issue, what about file permissions? I run a repository of a
> lot of files with mode 600, and I noticed that upon checkout all files
> are created with the current umask (e.g. world readable). (It is not a
> build system.).
> Only an "executable" flag would be retained, as it looks.
> Is there no way to do retain file timestamps or permissions?

The short answer: no.

The long answer: don't get me started on what a Version Control
system is and isn't.

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