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Re: Compressed text-base, take 2

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-14 18:37:36 CEST

Kean Johnston <jkj@sco.com> writes:

> Eric Dorland wrote:
> > I decided not to put a compressed property in the entries file, since
> > I think it's more flexible this way (ie, you will be able to go into
> > the .svn/text-base dir and gzip * and it will just work), and putting
> > it in the entries would further complicate the code IMHO. But if there
> > are still advantages I'm not seeing, I'm all ears.
> I just have one question: if I have a binary file that happens to end in
> .gz I assume everything will be safe?
> I've never actually used binary files in my svn tests yet, so I dont
> even know if they even make their way into the text base but if they
> do, you'd better make sure that your scheme does not erroneously
> detect that as a file I manually decided to gzip to save space.

Looks like his patch will add the .gz to the already-extended
text-base name. So you file "tarball.gz" will have a text-base named
either "tarball.gz.svn-base.gz" or "tarball.gz.svn-base", depending on
whether or not your are compressing textbases.

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