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Re: Subversion for CVS Users doc

From: Derek R. Price <dprice_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-10-17 22:40:06 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> "Derek R. Price" <dprice@collab.net> writes:
>
> > 1.7 Binary Files:
> >
> > are binaries stored as xdiffs or the like on the server end when this
> > makes the file size smaller?
>
> The server treats *all* files as pure binary data. Storage is diffy,
> but it's a binary diffing algorithm. Not sure what you're asking?

That's what I wanted to know. Thanks. Might be worth putting a note in
the doc on this - I expect other CVS users might be interested.

Derek

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