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Re: MTime resurrected

From: Fuhrmann Stefan (ETAS/ESA1) <Stefan.Fuhrmann_at_etas.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:26:38 +0000

Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org> wrote:
> Now do a 'svn update' or 'svn switch' which changes foo.c.
>
> Current svn: foo.c mtime is set to the present time. It is now newer
> than foo.o. [Of course you can set foo.o's mtime in the future, but
> that's just breaking things _on purpose_.]

Ahem. At least with 1.7+ (and probably for a long time
before that), a c/o or update sets ctime=atime=now
and mtime will be set commit time. I.e. make *will*
break if you update to older revisions.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2012-02-17 09:27:20 CET

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