Robin Rosenberg <robin.rosenb...@dewire.com> writes:
> Semantically they're somewhat different. My flags are for ignoring
> a value when it's not used as indicated by the value zero, while
> trustctime is for ignoring untrustworthy, non-zero, values.
Yeah, I realized that after writing that message.
> Another thing that I noticed, is that I probably wanto to be able to filter
> on the precision
> of timestamps. Again, this i JGit-related. Current JGit has milliseconds
> precision (max), whereas
> Git has down to nanosecond precision in timestamps. Newer JGits may get
> nanoseconds timestamps too,
> but on current Linux versions JGit gets only integral seconds regardless of
> file system.
> Would the names, milli, micro, nano be good for ignoring the tail when zero,
> or n1..n9 (obviously
> n2 would be ok too). nN = ignore all but first N nsec digits if they are
It somehow starts to sound like over-engineering to solve a wrong
I'd say a simplistic "ignore if zero is stored" or even "ignore this
as one of the systems that shares this file writes crap in it" may
be sufficient, and if this is a jGit specific issue, it might even
make sense to introduce a single configuration variable with string
"jgit" somewhere in its name and bypass the stat field comparison
for known-problematic fields, instead of having the user know and
list what stat fields need special attention.
Is this "the user edits in eclipse and then runs 'git status' from the
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