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

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:33:39 -0500

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 3:25 AM, Anders J. Munch <ajm_at_flonidan.dk> wrote:

>> * 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
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.user/77803

Interesting! I agree that 'make' is old and lame. But given that
it's still ubiquitous: what's the harm in supporting it?

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