Thanks, Konstantin.  That's what I was afraid of.  -- Tom

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:17:11 AM UTC-4, Tom Green wrote:

> I am working in Windows with GIT. 
> When I need to fix an older released version of our system I CHECKOUT that 
> version. GIT restores the files in my working directory to the *contents* 
> they had on that time. But it does not restore the *file dates*.
> This causes me problems because many of the tools we use look at file 
> dates, for example our debugger. I could make a copy on disk (or a zip 
> file) of each branch before I switch away from it, instead of using GIT for 
> this, but that really defeats the purpose of GIT.
> Is there a configuration option or other means to change that GIT behavior?
> TIA.

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