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Re: bug in svn diff and related?

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-17 02:44:15 CET

On Wednesday 16 March 2005 11:58, Travis P wrote:
> On Mar 16, 2005, at 6:54 AM, David Ripton wrote:
> > I don't think the design intent of svn is to only support one-second
> > precision, since it uses apr_time_t with microsecond precision.
> >
> > I suspect that the results you're seeing are due to a svn or apr bug,
> > or
> > a filesystem with low-resolution timestamps. What filesystem and OS
> > are
> > you using?
>
> David,
>
> Are you aware of any filesystems that maintain timestamps on files with
> any finer granularity than 1 second? I believe such would be the
> exception.

Theoretically, NTFS can support 100ns second resolution. I don't believe
it does any better than a second in practice though.

-John

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