Am 14.05.2013 15:17, schrieb Andreas Leha:
> Hi all,
> how can I make git ignore the time stamp(s) in a PDF.  Two PDFs that
> differ only in these time stamps should be considered identical.
> ...
> What I tried is a filter:
> ,----[ ~/.gitconfig ]
> | [filter "pdfresetdate"]
> |         clean = pdfresetdate
> `----
> This 'works' as far as the committed pdf indeed has the date reset to my
> default value.
> However, when I re-checkout the files, they are marked modified by git.

I'm using cleaned files every now and then, but not on Linux. I have
never observed this behavior recently.

If you 'git add' the file, does it keep its modified state? Does 'git
diff' tell a difference?

-- Hannes

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