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Re: Question about propset

From: <phelix_at_vallnet.com>
Date: 2002-08-22 22:30:12 CEST

On 22 Aug 2002 10:04:00 -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net>

>"Drew Jetter" <ajetter1@cox.net> writes:
>> Hi, I just recently stumbled upon this project, and I have to say,
>> it seems very cool. I have one question though....I would like to
>> set a number of files as binary files. For instance, all my .dfm
>> files. What is the best way to go about doing this? I would like
>> to be able to do this:
>> svn propset svn:mime-type binary/binary *.dfm
>> But that gives me an error. Does that mean I have to type the
>> command for each and every .dfm file? Thanks in advance to anyone
>> replying to this....
>When you 'svn add *.dfm', a heuristic should have already detected the
>files as binary, and set the mime-type prop to
>application/octet-stream. Did this not happen for you?

The problem the original poster is running into is that in Borland C++
Builder 5.0 and up, .dfm files are actually text files. However, svn
should probably treat them as binary files in the sense of not modifying
them at all. BCB is not very forgiving when it comes to the format of dfm

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