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Re: file modifications get lost due to FAT 2s time resolution

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-19 16:14:29 CEST

Martin Tomes <lists@tomes.org> writes:
> FAT is also used on memory sticks. Someone here copied their working
> copy onto a memory stick, took it home and copied the wc onto their
> home machine and then wondered why svn status took so long. The loss
> of timestamp precision meant that a lot of diffs were being done.

I'm puzzled -- what is the exact scenario by which the loss of
timestamp precision (when copying a working copy to FAT) causes
'svn status' to take a long time?

-Karl

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