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Re: import files preserving timestamps

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 13:45:38 -0500

Reedick, Andrew wrote:
>> Does svn do that when deciding which files have been changed compared
>> to
>> the pristine copies?
> In a workspace, yes. If the files are deployed outside of a workspace,
> you will need a tool to do so. IIRC, one version of tar will actually
> compare the files in the tar with the externally deployed files.
>>> Once you can push a button to determine if you have the correct set
>> of
>>> files, the desire for accurate timestamps diminishes greatly.
>> And svn?
> Eh?

I was under the impression that if the timestamps and perhaps length
matched on the working/pristine copies, svn assumed the contents were
identical. Perhaps this isn't correct.

   Les Mikesell
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