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Re: Re: Re: ppt files are shown as modified on open-close

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 09:20:49 +0100

2009/5/11 Sebastian Herold <sebastian.herold_at_tu-clausthal.de>:
>> > 1) The file seems to be unmodified. Time of last modification remains the same after opening and closing the file, checksum is not modified.
>>
>> You mean an MD5 sum of the file, or similar?
>>
>
> I read the value from the file's properties dialog, tab Subversion. Should be MD5, I guess...

That's the sum for the base unmodified version. Notice that even if
you make real edits that value will not change. You could try a
standalone md5 sum program like WinMD5Sum.

>> > 2) Time for text status is unmodified but status has changed from "normal" to "modified".
>>
>> Not sure what you mean by this.
>
> In the same dialog, there is a field "Text status". Time and date are not modified by opening and closing the ppt file but status changes from "normal" to "modified".

I'm not sure what that field means, but again it doesn't change even
if you edit the file.

>> > 3) The effect does not happen in every repository (on the same server).
>>
>> Do you mean repository or working copy?
>>
>
> Not 100% sure. It happens in my working copy of repository A but not in my working copy of repository B. Some colleagues have the same problem with their working copies of A (also using TortoiseSVN), some don't.
>
>> > 4) Effect started to appear while using the same version of TortoiseSVN as before (no update) - and it still happens with version 1.6.2.
>> >
>> > Since the file is not modified, I would assume this has to do with TortoiseSVN...
>>
>> The check for modification is done by the subversion library, not by
>> TortoiseSVN.
>>
>> Do the problem files have svn:eol-style (or any other properties) set?
>
> svn:mime-type is set to "application/octet-stream", that's all.

You need to see whether there are any real changes in the file. File
properties (plain Windows tab, not subversion) should tell you the
last-modified time and the file size.

Simon

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