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Re: Question about propset

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-22 19:16:52 CEST

"Drew Jetter" <ajetter1@cox.net> writes:

> > If 'svn import' incorrectly guesses at the text/binariness, this
> > shouldn't be a big deal at all. Just check out a working copy, fix
> > the properties by hand, and recommit. The data won't change one whit
> > in the repository.
> >
> > Are you actually seeing data corruption somewhere? Or are you just
> > *assuming* that things are corrupted, having been scarred by cvs's
> > "-kb" flags in the past? :-)
> Well, maybe you're right, because the sizes of the files seem to be about
> the same. Let me tell you exactly what happens. When I try to compile
> in Borland C++, I get the following error:
> [Linker Error] RLINK32: Unsupported 16bit resource in file "C:\...(a .DFM
> file)"
> [Linker Error] Unknown RLINK32 error
> So if the file hasn't had any bytes changed in it, what could be
> causing this error? I tried doing it like the cmpilato suggested,
> but I still got the error when I checked out the file, even though I
> committed it as a binary file. This has happened to me with CVS as
> well. Any ideas as to what the problem could be? Thanks for your
> guys' help

Do you have the original file lying around, the one you
committed/imported to the repository? Do a byte-for-byte comparison.
Use 'cmp' or something. We don't have to sit around guessing if the
checked-out file is different from the original. Find out for sure.

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Received on Thu Aug 22 19:19:28 2002

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