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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 20:22:08 CEST

"C.A.T.Magic" <c.a.t.magic@gmx.at> writes:
> a)
> write a ".svn/dummy" file to disk,
> read back its modification time and wait
> for that time to pass by.
>
> b)
> whenever a relevant wc file gets modified,
> stat for its filetime.
> then wait for that time to pass by.
>
> AFAIK time always gets rounded to the next
> higher possible value, so it should be safe
> to 'wait for exactly the filetime' of the
> very last modified file.
>
> its NOT neccessary to wait for a filetime
> change TWICE.

Both of these are better than anything I was thinking of. And they're
the same as what Ben Reser has been saying in IRC, at least in
essence.

Hmm, can you file an issue covering all this?

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