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Re: svn.exe v1.5.0: checkout problem: modification times

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 20:43:03 -0500

On Jul 29, 2008, at 12:01, Helmut Schellong wrote:

> Import directory upc4i with 50 files (Initial import).
> (svn.exe import ...)
> Checkout to directory upc4co.
> (svn checkout ...)
> All files in upc4co, loaded from the repository, have the same
> timestamp - the actual time!
> No file in upc4i (source for repos) has the actual time!
> svn commit
> attempts to load all 50 files up to the repository, but the
> contents of all these files are unchanged!
> The timestamps only are changed.
> Copy upc4i/* to upc4co: Result of commit: nothing to do - no change
> - OK!
> The actual time for all timestamps, caused by checkout - is that a
> feature?
> If so, I would not understand.

Subversion does not store timestamps.

When you check out, all files' timestamps will be set to "now".

If you prefer, you can instead get the timestamps set to the commit
time; to get this, set "use-commit-times = yes" in your Subversion
client's config file.

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Received on 2008-07-30 03:43:45 CEST

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