Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 100745
Timestamps not preserved when importing file system
Last modified: 2012-05-07 12:20:41 EDT
Description of problem:
Eclipse doesn't preserve the timestamps when importing files into the workspace
from the filesystem. This could be problematic for tools that rely on
timestamps (ie. make).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create new C/C++ project (New->Project->C Project->blah blah blah) to import
2. File->import->file system
3. Select some files and import them
Actual Results: Files are timestamped with the time of import.
Expected Results: The timestamps of the original files should be preserved upon
See eclipse.org bug https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=25387 (a
proposed patch is currently available)
Related to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=76087
Recent changes have been made to the PDE to support this feature. These methods
have been added:
See comments posted to the eclipse.org link above by Tod Creasey and Douglas
Pollack on 10/29/2004. From the comments, work is proceeding now that these
methods are in place.