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Re: [Issue 1019] - don't run diff on binary files

From: Brandon Ehle <azverkan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2003-02-25 15:49:30 CET

issues@subversion.tigris.org wrote:

>http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1019
>
>sussman@tigris.org changed:
>
> What |Old Value |New Value
>================================================================================
> Summary|svn diff fails comparing |don't run diff on binary
> |binary files |files
>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
>
>------- Additional Comments From sussman@tigris.org 2003-02-25 06:31 PST -------
>We're now using Sander's internal diff library, so the GNU 2.7/2.8
>discussion is irrelevant. I'm changing the description of this bug to
>the real issue. We simply need to STOP trying to run contextual diff
>on files with obvious binary properties!
>
>
>
The file in question was found to be a C++ text file with an accidental
NULL character at the end (damnit Visual C). I don't know if that
matters any or not to the solution.

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