Preserving timestamps with git
martin f krafft
madduck at madduck.net
Thu May 27 13:26:05 CEST 2010
also sprach Jakob Voss <jakob.voss at gbv.de> [2010.05.26.1826 +0200]:
> But git-utime is only one side of the process. How do I
> 1) reset the commit time of selected files in the repository to their
> last modification timestamp (for the files that I have already
> 2) add and commit a set of files in a batch such that each commit has
> the timestamp of the last modification time of its file (for new
> How do you deal with timestamp of you files? I heard there are
> some hacks to even preserve file permissions but I'd prefer
> a simple solution first.
Well, I'd suggest you don't reinvent the wheel and instead use
It doesn't force you to do one-commit-per-file, but instead just
saves and restores the metadata separately.
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