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From:
Nicholas Clark
Date:
June 1, 2004 09:41
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] perlhack.pod - working with the Perl source
Message ID:
20040601164057.GL1147@plum.flirble.org
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 11:36:22AM -0500, Dave Rolsky wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2004, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:

> > FWIW, in Perforce you're still obliged to declare a file as being
> > edited...
> 
> Heh, that's sad.

It's probably a performance side effect of all state being help server side
and nothing being stored client side. Hence the client has no idea if any
files might have been modified (eg timestamps differ) without sending
some data to the server and asking.

Nicholas Clark

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