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Re: [Issue 2746] New - update overwrites w/o warning local modification if local timestamp did not change

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-27 09:12:28 CEST

On 3/27/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/26/07, Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> wrote:
> > On 2007-03-24 14:52:32 -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > > I would also add that if we did add ctime checking, then OK, on some
> > > OS's in some fairly rare situation we would work better, But, since
> > > ctime can be updated to the current time by many fairly common
> > > operations,
> >
> > Which ones? The main one is chmod, but the average user shouldn't need
> > it much often in practice. The other ones shouldn't be needed either
> > by the average user.
> I saw references on this list that implied backups can cause it, but maybe
> it was just restores?

No, it were backups themselves: some software restores atimes after backing up.



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