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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: svn switch, touches files with svn:keywords
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:12:38 GMT
Lorenz wrote on Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 14:29:34 +0000:
> Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 19:44:07 -0400:
> >> If you switch the upstream repo for a software source repo, recompile.
> >> It's the best way to make sure you've not left some datestamped file
> >> inconsistencies that could mess with the system.
> >
> >Subversion supports both the "recompile from scratch after switch"
> >workflow and the "recompile minimally after switch" workflow.  You don't
> >have to use the latter if you don't like it.
> Could you please elaborate a bit on this?
> I assume you refere to the "use-commit-times" config option?

I mainly meant that Subversion, as a product, does not enforce either
workflow.  We provide «svn cleanup --remove-ignored --remove-unversioned»
to support the latter work-flow, and we don't change mtimes unnecessarily
to support the former workflow.  (Hence accepting the OP's report as a bug.)

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