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Re: svn completely looses file modifications due to FAT 2s time resolution (data loss!!?)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-12 16:28:39 CEST

"C.A.T.Magic" <c.a.t.magic@gmx.at> writes:
> Hi subversion devs!
>
> I already pointed out that the 'sleep_for_timestamps'
> is a really weak solution and will break for FAT disks,
> because FAT only records file modifications with
> a resolution of 2 seconds (and some very strange
> time-rounding rules... afair).
>
> Please look at the small script below,
> and its output. only the FIRST revision gets committed,
> even though there should be 5 commited revisions.
> this means that 4 file modifications are LOST.
>
> it works if i put a 'sleep' after each svn commit command.

Thank you.

What is a good solution? Perhaps we should sleep for 2 seconds on FAT
systems?

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