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Re: Storing VS binaries in Subversion

From: Henrik Sundberg <storangen_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 23:18:07 CEST

2007/6/13, Eric Nicholson <enicholson@gmail.com>:
> Be aware that Subversion will change the modification times on all of your
> dlls to the time that they are checked in or checked out (configurable), but
> you can not keep the actual modification time.

I might be using make; the checkout time ought to be the best choice for me.

> In my experience this wreaked havoc on our patch build system (every file
> looked like it was updated) and broke windows systems by overwriting newer
> dlls with older versions that had incorrect timestamps.

Did you get new timestamps on unchanged files when using svn update?

> Your experience may be different, but I don't think that Subversion is ready
> to handle build artifacts yet, and judging by the mailing list archives I've
> read through, the maintainers have no interest in supporting users going
> down that path or even accepting patches.

Thanks for the warning!


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