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Re: SVN: Commit older file with date?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-10 02:50:43 CEST

On Fri, 2004-07-09 at 19:47, FRuG FoREST wrote:

> Is there a way to store files with their original date/times into the
> SVN repository?

Here's a possible trick:

Organize your files into buckets, categorized by original dates. Then
commit each "bucket" of files in chronological order. This results in a
bunch of revisions in the repository. Then you can tweak each
revision's 'svn:date' property, so it *appears* that each bucket of
files was committed on a certain date.

In other words, because a revision's svn:date property is tweakable, you
can make the "commit times" of the files match the original times.

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