git question

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Wed May 27 20:59:56 UTC 2015

On 5/23/2015 11:36 AM, Eduardo Silva wrote:
> Not sure about the purpose/need of that but for anyone cloning your
> repo, the timestamps will be updated to the time those files are being
> created locally.
> On git is important the commits that affected a given file, e.g: git log
> src/some_file.c

This is on imported source in a repo that has been converted from
cvs to git. In the process, the timestamp on the autotools
generated files got broken. I can touch them and all is good
but git doesn't see that as a change.

> On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 9:08 AM, Joel Sherrill
> <joel.sherrill at <mailto:joel.sherrill at>> wrote:
>     Hi
>     Working through the rtems-addon-packages, I have noticed
>     that the git conversion messed up the timestamps on some
>     files. It wants to run autoconf to regenerate them and doesn't
>     need to.
>     I did a find and touch locally but am not sure how to make
>     that show up in git.
>     Suggestions?
>     --joel
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