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Re: Subversion Problem - How to save file modify time?

From: Anders J. Munch <ajm_at_flonidan.dk>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:25:18 +0200

sussman_at_gmail.com wrote:
> This feature has been discussed over and over through the years; if
> you search the dev@ archives, you can read the debates. The opinion
> of the dev team is that this is not a useful feature in general;
> while it might help a very small minority of users that wish to track
> original timestamps, [...]

I sincerely doubt it's any sort of minority, let alone a very small one.

> * Version control is typically used for code. Having timestamps
> touched by 'svn update' solves the 90% use-case of causing programs
> like 'make' to rebuild exactly what has changed. This is a useful and
> important default behavior.

The "make argument" is flawed. Read my 2008-06-10 posting

regards, Anders

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