[cvsnt] Cvs update affecting timestamps on directories unnecessarily

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Tue Jul 15 08:13:31 BST 2008


> I have noticed that any old and empty directory gets created while 
> updating if the -d option is used, but the -P option deletes them all 
> again afterwards. Windows notices this change in the directory and 
> updates the timestamp of the directory.
> I don't know if this happens all the time or only on special 
> occasions 
> though.

The original post said "When I execute a 'cvs update -d' or a 'cvs
update -P', " so not 'cvs up -d -P', but two different commands and that

You are quite right that 'cvs update -d' followed by 'cvs update -P'
could change the directory timestamp.



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