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Re: svn status does not detect a modification if the same file was touched

From: Ralph Seichter <m16+subversion_at_monksofcool.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:01:26 +0200

On 19.10.2017 12:16, Sasikala Kottegoda wrote:

> In this scenario, svn status does not show anything. Also, the file
> does not get commited when I issue an 'svn commit'. Is there a reason
> for that?

Subversion uses a hash of the file content to determine if it has been
modified. Changing the modification date in the working copy, as you did
with 'touch', does not alter the content, hence the file is considered
unchanged. This is deliberate.

-Ralph
Received on 2017-10-19 13:01:45 CEST

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