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Set a files last modified time to match it's git commit timestamp
#!/bin/bash -e
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# based on http://www.clock.co.uk/blog/a-guide-on-how-to-cache-npm-install-with-docker
#
# Set's the last modified timestamp of a file to it's repositories commit timestamp.
#
# Particularly useful with docker when building after a new git checkout has been made,
# can improve docker build times for composer, bower, npm, etc
#
# @see https://github.com/docker/docker/issues/3556
####
usage()
{
echo "Usage: git-timestamp <file>"
echo "Set a files last modified time to match it's git commit timestamp."
}
if test $# = 0; then
usage
exit
fi
FILE=$1
if [ ! -f $FILE ]; then
echo "File not found!"
exit
fi
REV=$(git rev-list -n 1 HEAD "$FILE");
STAMP=$(git show --pretty=format:%ai --abbrev-commit "$REV" | head -n 1);
touch -d "$STAMP" $FILE;
echo "Set $FILE to $STAMP"
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