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Re: Why does Subversion not detect image tag changes?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-05 15:20:15 CEST

On 8/5/07, stgn@gmx.net <stgn@gmx.net> wrote:
> At 05.08.2007 07:58 -0400, you wrote:
> >
> >[...]
> >
> >The first indicator is the file's last-modified time. Because your
> >application changes the file, but doesn't change the date/time,
> >Subversion doesn't recognize the change.
> >
> >Otherwise, Subversion would have to "deep-scan" all files (look at all
> >contents) to detect any changes to your working copy, as opposed to
> >looking for changed timestamps and only scanning those files which
> >have changed.
> Thank you for your quick response! Your answer gave me a hint on which keywords to search for in the mailing list.
> RE: Ignore date changes to files
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2005-11/0810.shtml
> Re: two file time questions
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2005-05/1640.shtml
> However, I could not figure out: is there a way to force Subversion to do a deep-scan, i.e. a byte-by-byte comparison?

None that I'm aware of.

Use touch (it's a UNIX tool but has been ported to Win32 console) to
change the file's timestamp without changing the contents. It's part
of the package available from http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/

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