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On Tue, 24 Sep 2002 14:43:19 +0200, "Stefano Bagnara" <io at bago.org> wrote: > >The bug presents only when I checkout to a local repository mounted with >"samba". >- When I checkout with the command "cvs.exe -q checkout -P webknowler" to a >local win2k ntfs directory everything works fine >while checking-out to a samba share show all the files as "modified". >- If I checkout locally (local ntfs drive), then I copy the whole local >sandbox to the samba share it works fine! >- If I "update" the "modified checkout" on the share, the "update" fixes the >whole tree. > That's one of the problems with keeping your sandbox on a network... there's no way easily to fix it as it would need working out what the remote network protocol is using (UTC or Local), and determining how things like SetFileTime behave. It does seem that samba's DST code is behaving differently to NTFS. The old NT bug rears its head here... you can see the effect by going to a samba share, and looking at the time on a file. Now change your clock 6 momths out (March) so the DST switches, and refresh the view... all the filetimes change by one hour. The same thing happens under NTFS, but we know how that behaves so we can compensate for it. If someone could come up with a way to make samba work without breaking NTFS I'd be interested... (not hopeful though). Tony