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Re: Keeping last-modified dates

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-08-30 15:45:02 CEST

On 8/30/2006 9:12 AM, Marko Kaening wrote:
>> Importing files doesn't change the modification time. Do an in-place
>> import, and you'll have a working copy with all of your precious old
>> modification dates intact; the mod dates will only be touched when you
>> actually modify the file (or update a file that someone else has
>> modified).
> Well, but if you add a file (which is the usual way of putting a new file
> into a repo, like in TortoiseSVN) the date is not preserved!

My experience matches what David said. Doing an add and a commit
doesn't touch the local copy, so the date *is* preserved.

It's not stored in the repository, so a new checkout will have a
different date, but that's not what he was talking about.

Duncan Murdoch

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