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Re: Keeping last-modified dates

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-30 00:52:59 CEST

On Aug 30, 2006, at 00:34, Gavin Lambert wrote:

> For software source file control, at least, not preserving the
> timestamps is definitely the way to go, as has already been explained
> repeatedly. If you're using SVN for document versioning (which AFAIK
> wasn't the original goal, but it's cool that it can be used that way)
> then it *might* be desirable to preserve timestamps, if you don't
> have a
> better way of keeping track of documents. ('svn log' seems sufficient
> to me.)

Well, for *compiled* software projects using Makefiles or similar,
Subversion's current behavior is useful. For me, it's not, as I write
web sites in PHP, which is interpreted, not compiled. I don't use

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