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From Sander Striker <>
Subject Re: HTTPD 2.1 (Head) Build issues for NetWare...
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2005 22:05:28 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> At 09:59 AM 6/16/2005, Sander Striker wrote:
>>William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>* The most recent tarballs have been pulled together with SVN's
>>>  absolutely bogus default of [miscellany] use-commit-times = no
>>>  (see your ~/.svn/config, where you can uncomment this section
>>>  and option).
>>Bill, I wish you would stop calling things bogus without doing the
>>research why this is the default.
> That's reasonable; does anyone want to point me to the thread
> that justified this as the best-choice default?  [I suspect I
> asked about this once before.]

I remember it was a long one, but I don't have a pointer handy
at this point.

> Back to httpd land; the question is --- is this the right choice
> for *our tarballs*?  Which may or may not be related to the question
> above.  In any case; this is useful metadata even for end users who
> build the package for the reasons I mentioned; does anyone have
> a desire/justification to lose the commit dates and use the RM's
> checkout date?  

Note that the scripts use svn export.  IIRC that does default to use
the last commit time, but I could be wrong.


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