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Re: Auto-Including new files?

From: Sindbad the Seafarer <sindbad.the.seafarer_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2003-07-23 16:34:23 CEST

Concerning Re: Auto-Including new files?
Michael Wood wrote on 23 Jul 2003, 12:01, at least in part:

> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 11:51:58AM +0200, Sindbad the Seafarer wrote:
> [snip] > > > BTW would just changing the timestamp do anything to a
> working > > > copy's relation to the repository? If not then I could
> save me > > > adding > > > > No. Subversion does not use timestamps at
> all. > > So I could have done the initial check out and then set back
> > timestamps to those on the web server without harm. Well, as > said,
> too late ... [snip]
> Changing the timestamps would not break anything, but it would make
> Subversion less efficient. Subversion checks timestamps to see if
> files have changed. If the times have changed it then calculates a
> checksum to see if the file has really changed.
> i.e. if you change all the timestamps of the files in your working
> copy, Subversion has to calculate a lot more checksums than it would
> otherwise have to.

Understand. It would be a one-time only operation however.

Jan hendrik

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Received on Wed Jul 23 16:32:54 2003

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