Eclipse update conflict “Do you want to overwrite the changes made on the file system”

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Earlier today I kept running into a problem using Eclipse (really Zend Studio built on Eclipse) with a project running on the network that I accessed via a mapped drive on my Linux machine. The problem occurred during file saving and looked like this:

Eclipse update conflict “do you want to overwrite the changes made on the file system?”

The only way I was really able to fix this problem was to make sure that both my machine and the networked machine in question had the same exact time. So I busted out ntpdate and made sure both machines were updating their time at least once a day using a command something like this:

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