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Re: Keeping last-modified dates

From: Andrew Webb <andrew.microi_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-29 16:38:22 CEST

> 1-Aug: Alice checks out file foo.c, modification date 1-Aug.
> 2-Aug: Bob modifies, commits foo.c
> 3-Aug: Alice does a make. foo.c is compiled,
> creating foo.o timestamped 3-aug.
> 4-Aug: Alice does a 'svn update'. foo.c arrives timestamped 2-Aug
> Alice does a make. foo.c is not compiled, despite being
> changed since the last compilation, as foo.c is timestamped
> 2-Aug (when Bob made the change), which is before foo.o was
> created (3-Aug).

I understand.

But shouldn't Alice have done an 'svn update' on the 3rd as well?

I mean, if she does an update followed by a make on the 4th (seems
reasonable), why only do a make on the 3rd?

I'm an SVN newcomer, so please excuse this question if it's


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