Oddity with CVS

Jonathan Belson jon at witchspace.com
Mon May 19 21:44:45 BST 2003

Ben Smithurst wrote:
> Is this remote cvs?  I've seen this sometimes, when the modification
> time of the file has changed, but the content hasn't.  I guess cvs
> doesn't check the content over remote cvs to save time ... or something.
> Running a 'cvs upd' has always made cvs get back in sync for me.
> If it's not remote cvs, then I have no idea.

It is remote cvs (pserver), but the modification time hadn't changed -
in fact, some of the files hadn't been changed for weeks.



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