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Re: File time stamps on initial import

From: Paul Koning <Paul_Koning_at_dell.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:20:30 -0400

>>>>> "George" == George Reeke <reeke_at_mail.rockefeller.edu> writes:

 George> Hello, I am new to svn, so I'd appreciate a pointer to the
 George> answer if this is a well known problem. I just installed
 George> subversion 1.4.6 on my RedHat EL 4 system. I read the book.
 George> I made a repository with svnadmin create. I imported my
 George> existing project into it with svn import (using the svn
 George> server and the FSFS store). I did the initial checkout with
 George> svn checkout.

 George> To my horror, the time stamps on all my files were updated to
 George> the time when I did the import. I realize it's not really
 George> important any more what those time stamps were, except this
 George> project has been going on for many years and I would like to
 George> be able to see when I last worked on a particular file.

Subversion doesn't preserve timestamps.


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