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Re: Setting of datestamps on update problem

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-10 19:38:49 CEST

On Aug 10, 2005, at 12:00 PM, Rob Anderson wrote:

> Hi
> We are using svn to store art assets. In a working copy, we
> then run build processes to convert the data to formats suitable
> for various different targets (ie PC,Xbox etc..) These build
> processes rely on timestamps in order to decide what is built, so
> for example we have a file foo.jtd, which depends on, and stores
> target specific converted data from say foo.tga
> However, the timestamps set on files when user A does svn up are
> not the same as when user B created/modified them, so file
> dependencies sometimes don't work depending on the order that the
> files come down from svn.
> What we would like is for the modified time of files to be
> preserved across commits/updates so that the dependencies between
> files work correctly.

In ~/.subversion/config, set "use-commit-times = yes".

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