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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [newbie] Is it possible to put in a source file the

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [newbie] Is it possible to put in a source file the date of last tree commit?
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 11:28:39 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 09:55:21 +1100, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Charles" == Charles Duffy <address@hidden> writes:
> [ good points omitted about hard link optimisations, etc ]
>     Charles> requires touching files which would be otherwise
>     Charles> completely untouched (making a one-file tla update touch
>     Charles> every other file in the repository).
> hmmm... not sure of this one.
> Subversion has a "last-modified" tag for instance, which is only
> "updated" when the file has changed. This is distinct to the when the
> last changeset was committed, as committing a changeset has no effect
> if the file wasn't modified.
> So, a one-file "tla update" (or "tla commit") wouldn't have to touch
> the other files.

One of the arguments why it should work is to have current version
appear somewhere. However, you don't always change the appropriate
header/documentaition page when you change something.

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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