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Re: timestamp preservation design (issue 1256)

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2003-06-25 13:15:19 CEST

Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 11:52:26AM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> For developers, it *does* satisfy make 90% of the time. Most
>> developers run 'svn up; make'. Is it the various broken-backdating
>> scenarios that bother you? That 10%?
> Use case:
> A lot of Debian package maintainers are going to do 'svn export;
> debuild', and 99+% of the time, debuild is going to invoke "make".
> It's not practical to build Debian packages within CVS or SVN checkouts,
> because the former is littered with CVS/ directories and the latter with
> .svn/ directories.

I don't know anything about Debian packages, but...

Why not make the build tools ignore these, as, for example, Perl's MakeMaker


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