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

From: Oliver Betz <list_ob_at_gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 11:49:31 +0200

Les Mikesell wrote:


>> In theory revision properties could be used, but do we really want an
>> import of 10,000 files sticking all of that data into revision
>> properties?
>Or worse, if you accidentally do something that touches the timestamps
>on your working directory (perhaps copying to a new location) and

...without specifying -p...

If a user does this without version control, he is also out of luck.
Using Windows most times, I'm safe from _such_ accidents.

>commit, should that be a new revision for every file?

A warning could be issued if mtimes are changed and content is still
the same. Subversion already does this check during commit, isn't it?

I'm not sure whether it's worth the effort. Maybe it's possible with a
pre-commit hook.


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