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Re: svn and dates

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-14 22:40:11 CET

On 2/14/07, Kean Johnston <kean@armory.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I saw something about this go by a few weeks back but at the time I didn't
> care and deleted the thread, but I have a quick question about how file
> dates / timestamps are treated in SVN. Is is possible to have svn treat
> a date change to a file as a substantive change (i.e. update the actual
> repository if just the date has changed on a file, where the contents
> are the same)? I would like to check in untarred source archives that
> have configure and configure.in thingies, and where things like automake
> or autoconf will be run, which will result in many Makefile.in's remaining
> the same except that their timestamps change. I dont want the autotools
> to be required on all build systems, so I want developers to be able to
> extract a tree and build, which wont be possible if the timestamp changes
> are not recorded.

Something like the proposal in:

http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-09/0492.shtml ?

bye,

Erik.

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