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Re: BUG? Date Modified on Import

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-01 20:14:39 CET

Andrew Morgan wrote:
> Using TortoiseSVN Version
> I am not sure if this is a feature or a bug :)

It's not a bug, it's by design.

> Previously I had different directories on my hard disk for different
> versions of my code as a way of version control.
> When I imported files from a directory that was last modified 05
> February 1999, 12:33:10 I expected that date to be preserved.
> However, when I look at the files with the repo-browser, the modified
> date is now the date I checked the files in (and obviously when I
> check the files out, the modified date is the check out date).
> Is there no way (apart from adding a screen shot of Windows Explorer
> to the repository) of preserving the modified date of the original
> files?

You can make Subversion use the commit times, but that's all.
See the following section in the Subversion book:

Have a look at "use-commit-times".


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