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Re: Aventures with the dump file format

From: Edmund Horner <edmund_at_chrysophylax.cjb.net>
Date: 2003-12-09 05:04:38 CET

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Well, just keep in mind that the dumpfile format, while generally
> human-readable, is a binary one. This mean, for example, that if you
> use fopen() to parse it, you must pass the "b" flag to set the input
> style to binary.

Yup, so I'll have to look into making sure stdin is in binary mode.

>>If a loaded dump file node contains props that are exactly the same as
>>the existing props for that path, will the DB record that as a prop
> Yes. You will be tainting the history of your repository.

Well, that will be a challenge for my filter. But not insurmountable.

Thanks for the info.


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