Phoenix / Mix Timestamps Issue

Hey Guys,

After packaging up my work, files in my Phoenix 1.3 project with Elixir 1.4.4 dropped their timestamps, and it took me a long time to figure out that this was why .app files weren’t being generated in the _build folder.

Is this known? Should I submit a bug?

When you say they dropped their timestamps, do you mean the timestamps on the files themselves? So doing an ls -l (Or equivalent for your OS) does not show something recent?

What did you do to package up your work? What OS are you on?

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Yeh each file’s time stamp was ‘unknown’ or ‘1/1/1970’ etc.

Ubuntu & debs.

As a workaround I 'touch’ed to each file in the installation script, which updates each timestamp, and everything works OK then.

Do you know at what point the files lost their timestamps?

during the packaging process somewhere… maybe it’s a corner case, just rather unexpected and time consuming : )