Oddity with CVS

Jonathan Belson jon at witchspace.com
Mon May 19 22:02:14 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.

I just tried running 'update' before commiting and the mystery files
disappeared.  Strange though, the files definitely hadn't been touched
according to 'ls -l'.




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