Date and time stamps of files

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Fri Sep 9 13:41:21 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 11:34 -0700, Matt Mackall wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 08:15:36PM +0200, Manfred Lotz wrote:
> > I observed when I check out older revisions the file date and time
> > stamps do not reflect the original date and time stamps when they were
> > committed.

> You're the first person to ask for such a feature. What do other
> systems do?

Nobody that I've seen sets the timestamp back to whenever the commit was
done.  That absolutely guarantees broken builds with timestamp-based
build tools like make.


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