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Re: original modification date of files

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: original modification date of files
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 14:49:56 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 17:50:29 (+0200), Martin Eismann wrote: ]
> Subject: original modification date of files
> After I imported my original sources of a project to a CVS-pserver and
> checking out these files I was surprised that the 
> modification date (meaning the timestamp of every file i imported) is lost!?
> Am I able to solve this problem?

In general CVS doesn't try to maintain modification times.....

Are you importing third-party code, or are you using "cvs import" as a
cheap hack to create a new module?

If the latter then you can avoid some of this by not using "cvs import".

                                                        Greg A. Woods

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