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Re: ignore pdf "created" date

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 17:48:31 CEST

On 6/29/07, Jan-H. Jagla <jhjagla@gams.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I searched the users list but didn't find a solution for this problem:
> We have pdf files which are automatically created but very often are not
> changed at all. However, the pdf file property "created" gets a new
> date, so the whole binary file shows up as modified and thus will have
> to be committed back into the repo.
> Is there a way to automatically ignore commits of pdf files where only
> the pdf properties are changed but nothing of the real content?

As far as Subversion is concerned, those properties *are* part of the
content. Subversion doesn't understand semantics, it only understands
that something inside the file changed.

Why do you have a process which creates/updates PDFs with no material
change in the first place? Fix that, and Subversion won't pick the
files up as changed.

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Received on Fri Jun 29 17:48:41 2007

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