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Re: Forcing commit if only file date has changed.

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2006-03-11 09:19:33 CET

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Peter McNab wrote:
>
>> Is it possible to force a commit of a set of files that have been
>> "touched" to bring their dates into alignment but whose content has
>> not changed?
>> It would be nice to be able to later retrieve a set of files
>> previously prepared for release.
>> Maybe this is an SVN question but I would prefer to use TSVN rather
>> than command line hell to talk to the repo.
>
> That's not possible for TSVN. The Subversion library checks first
> *what* has changed in a file and transmits only the difference. But if
> nothing has changed (file dates don't count), it has nothing to send
> and so it won't get committed.
>
> Stefan
>
Ah. I remember a thread in the subversion dev list about the algorithm
used to determine if a file had changed.
Thanks for the prompt response. Now if I could just tickle the file
dates in the repo we would all be sweet. (And dangerous).

TortoiseSVN is looking good and congratulations on the million +
milestone. That is great testimony to yourself and the work of all
contributors.

Peter

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