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Re: original timestamp preservation

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-06-28 22:05:25 CEST

On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 21:40 +0200, Branko ╚ibej wrote:
> I think the only sensible solution would be to control it per-file (or
> per-subtree), but controlling such behaviour in a sensible way probable
> requires server-side config and/or inheritable properties, a can of
> worms we've avoided crossing so far...

I think it would be sensible to control it per-working-copy, with a
checkout option. It might not be ideal for everyone's use cases, but it
would be sensible.

(I figured we had done that for the existing use-commit-times feature,
but apparently we made it a global client config option. Bleah. I need
to set up a system which waves a big red alarm in front of me whenever
anyone adds a new global client configuration option, so that I get a
chance to explain why it's a bad idea.)

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