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Re: "as for which the time stump of the checked-out file is not made to the time stump of an original file"

From: Alan Barrett <apb_at_cequrux.com>
Date: 2006-05-08 11:43:39 CEST

On Mon, 08 May 2006, ?? wrote:
> I understand "There is a time stump of the file managed by subversion by
> alternative of whether it grows into the time stump at the time of check-out,
> or to grow into the time stump at the time of check-in, and it is not made to
> the time stump of an original file." Please point out, supposing my
> understanding is different.

Each revision in the subversion repository contains a "revision
property" called "svn:date". This property records the time of the
"commit" or "check in"; it does not record the time that the file
was modified before the commit. You can use "svn log" to see these

When you check out a file, the time stamp of the file is set to the
current time (the time when you do the "svn checkout" or "svn update");
it is not set to the time recorded in the svn:date property.

There are several third party packages that add extra features over
and above what subversion itself provided. I think you could find a
package that adds an additional property to each file to keep track of
the file's time stamp.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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