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Re: timestamp preservation design (issue 1256)

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-06-24 20:36:47 CEST

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 10:46, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> I think I'm starting to agree with Justin, and Karl is too.

Ew, no, no, no, no, no. -1 on the CVS behavior.

It's surprising, it has no interesting properties (it doesn't satisfy
make, and a directory which has been updated even once has a mismash of
checkout dates and current dates), and it's ugly.

> * release managers: 90% of the time they do a fresh checkout (or
> export) of an entire tag.

For a small tree, maybe. For a big tree, why would I waste my time on a
fresh checkout when I could do an update or switch?

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