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Re: problems with timestamps at re- checkout

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: problems with timestamps at re- checkout
Date: Sat, 25 May 2002 14:38:04 -0400 (EDT)

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> Why "cvs co/up" creates new files with the timestamp of their checkin ?

It doesn't.  Checkout uses the checkin timestamp, but update uses the
actual update time.  That causes tools like make to do the right thing
in almost all cases.  You should either use update rather than deleting
your working directory and doing a fresh checkout or do a "make clean".

-Larry Jones

Fortunately, that was our plan from the start. -- Calvin

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