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Re: remove time-stamps to make files more VCS friendly


On 12/13/2012 10:25 AM, Kaspar Bumke wrote:
> Hey,
> I have been using git to version control my KiCad projects. On the
> whole it works really well.
> One source of constant annoyance though, is that KiCad will put the
> time-stamps into files when saving, even if nothing else has changed.
> It's not just that it makes it harder to see if anything has actually
> changed, its also just redundant info when everything is under a VCS.
> Unfortunately git is unable to ignore just a specific line.
> I wanted to ask what these time-stamps are used for and tentatively
> suggest adding an option to remove them.
> Regards,
> Kaspar

Please be more specific, actually show a timestamp, since there is opportunity for
ambiguity here.

Also, we probably should be only talking about the *.kicad_pcb format only.  The older one
will fall into dis-use soon.

No sense painting a house after you've sold it.


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