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Re: possible bug in tortoisemerge when diffing files containing NULLs

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2009 20:22:12 +0200

Yanroy wrote:
> I've noticed what I'm pretty sure is a bug in TortoiseMerge. If I diff a
> text file that contains NULLs (0x00), the text is cut off at the first NULL.
> Somewhere inside TortoiseMerge, it must be using null-terminated strings.

Strings are by definition terminated by a null-char.

> It would be a great help to me if I could diff these files properly. These
> files are human-readable (i.e. non-binary) MS SQL Server import files, which

And how is the null char shown? Such files are not real text files,
that's why TMerge doesn't treat them as such (it has no way to show a
null char).

Stefan

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