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

From: Oliver Betz <list_ob_at_gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 08:38:38 +0200

John Aldridge wrote:

>Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> I think you're right: even if Subversion doesn't make any use of the
>> file's original mod-time, it could at least be saved in a property so
>> the information isn't lost completely.
>Not to disagree with this[1], but what about other file metadata such as
>creation time, file permissions, file owner, ACLs ... ?

has also been discussed in the past IIRC. It's a matter of

>I'm actually slightly surprised that the people using subversion for
>storing photographs aren't more interested in the creation date than the
>last modified data, for example.

mtime is the default used by nearly everything, e.g. ls, the Windows
explorer, file managers, picture viewers etc.


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