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Re: Changes in small binary files are not detected by svn client

From: Dirk Schenkewitz <schenkewitz_at_docomolab-euro.com>
Date: 2006-06-09 17:49:01 CEST

On Wednesday, 31. May 2006 21:02, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> >>>>> "Martin" == Martin Rakhmanov <rakhmanov.martin@gmail.com> writes:
> Martin> Hello Not sure that this is a bug, but... When I work
> Martin> with small binary files SVN 1.3.1 is unable to determine
> Martin> that the file was changed in my working copy.
> Martin> I am running svn, version 1.3.1 (r19032) compiled Mar 30
> Martin> 2006, 02:41:28 on Windows Server 2003.
> Take a look at these mailing-list threads, and see if one applies to you:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.devel/48427/f
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.devel/63243/f

Oh, that. Subversion does not consider a file as changed unless it sees a
change in the mod-time. :-( This bug should have been fixed long ago.

At least, PLEASE make it an installation option or compile-time option.

How it should be is described here:

Note the date: 2005-05-27 12:43:11 GMT - more than one year ago.

It's simply unbearable that correct-behavior-in-all-cases is sacrificed for

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