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

From: Robert Blair <svn-i1pvxssf_at_listemail.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 11:31:48 -0700

** Reply to message from Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> on Fri, 11 Jul 2008
11:53:21 -0400

> "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman_at_red-bean.com> writes:
> > Given that we've allowed a user to maintain a branch for this feature
> > for *years* -- without allowing him to merge the feature -- our
> > actions speak louder than words!
> >
> > I'm fine for reopening the debate; we should first examine why
> > exactly we've kept this branch in stasis for so long. If we don't
> > like the design, what would a better design be?
> Oh, I think that has more to do with the specific code on the branch
> than anything else. I haven't looked at the design in a long time;
> Mark Phippard's concerns (posted in another mail) about using versioned
> properties are certainly important.
> I didn't mean to start a design discussion. I wasn't trying to change
> our development priorities by my post. I was merely saying that "no
> one's doing this right now" need not mean "we'll never do this".

I have seen messages stating the the repository data structure is being
changed. Would that be a good time to add the necessary fields to hold the
files dates? It will not satisfy those that want the feature now but would
allow someone to add the feature later without the objections that are not
being put forth now.

Robert Blair
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