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Re: cvs commit: apr/test testfileinfo.c

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-09 00:44:11 CEST

Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> Oh, by the way: lying about the modification time of a directory is
> generally not a good idea, and it's not something "make" is interested
> in. Let's think carefully about what we want to achieve here before
> starting to change directory mtimes.

Bad idea to set mtimes?

At the moment, I have 'svn export' setting mtimes on files. I figured
that the export editor's close_directory() could do the same. I mean,
directories are versioned objects in svn. What's the danger in
setting their mtime to last-commit-time?

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