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RE: timestamp preservation design (issue 1256)

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-06-24 18:53:54 CEST

> From: sussman@collab.net [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 4:47 PM

> Instead, it seems that CVS timestamps work correctly 90% of the time,
> for the two Really Big use-cases:
> * developers: 90% of the time they just keep updating to HEAD, and
> rebuilding. Thus updated files get 'now' time, and 'make' does
> what they want.
> * release managers: 90% of the time they do a fresh checkout (or
> export) of an entire tag. Commit-time timestamps provide them
> very easy, very useful metadata about their tree.

Not to be a pain, but isn't checkout just update? Do you want to
split the functionality again?


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