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Re: Re: Subversion erase original date of files ??

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-17 00:54:20 CEST

Charles Doucette wrote:
> In any event, as I have stated elsewhere, I still believe Subversion
> should maintain the original modification date of the files. Why lose
> important meta information about the files until/unless they are
> actually changed?

Are you saying that svn should store the timestamps in the repository? Or
just that you should be able to get files into subversion without changing
their timestamp?

The former, is not particularly useful for many scenarios, so no one had
bothered to write the code.

The latter, is possible - see "in place import" in the FAQ.

> Also, many other source control systems maintain this information (I
> believe CVS does too; but, I may be mistaken)

You are mistaken.

Max.

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