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Re: HexWorkshop

From: Kevin Grover <kogrover_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2006-07-12 01:08:36 CEST

I'd guess that there is an option in Hex Workshop to update the file mod time. If not, contact the maker of that program. Or, you could consider another hex editor. I, for example, use 010 Editor (http://www.sweetscape.com/010editor/). I find it's binary templates simply amazing for analyzing binary files. I convinced my work to get a site license.

- Kevin

----- Original Message ----
From: Ahmed Reza <ahmedrezat@gmail.com>
To: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 6:36:00 AM
Subject: Re: HexWorkshop

Thanks! That's precisely the problem. Hex workshop doesn't change the last modified time... hence the issue. I can "touch" the files later, but would really rather find a way to enable something in hex workshop or subversion that allows this to happen. I'm really hoping there's someone out there who's encountered and tackled this issue. I mean, the "touching" option is perfectly fine, except... it's not a very neat way of doing business, what if you forget to touch the file? etc etc. Cuz, then you have a changed binary file that isn't showing up as modified!


On 7/10/06, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> wrote: On 7/10/2006 3:45 PM, Ahmed Reza wrote:
> Hi, this is a little wierd. When I edit a file in Hex Workshop and save it,
> subversion doesn't see the file as having been modified. However, if I open
> the file up in textpad and save it, it shows up as changed. Anybody know
> how to address this issue?

Does Hex Workshop leave the "last modified" date unchanged? If so, you
might need to "touch" the file so that Subversion knows to do a
byte-by-byte comparison.

Duncan Murdoch
Received on Wed Jul 12 01:09:55 2006

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