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Re: Enhancing svn blame

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2004-11-18 00:51:18 CET

Branko ─Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> Daniel Patterson wrote:
>
>>>C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>>>
>>> Of course, we'd have to figure out what to do about files that
>>> change from text to binary (or back) throughout their history...
>>
>> Could it be as simple as treating text->binary and binary->text
>> conversions as "all lines changed"? Unless you have filetype-sensitive
>> diffing, you can't do much more IMHO.
>>
> That would be a reasonable solution for an edge case like this, yes.

We had a similar discussion recently. Why not simply treat the binary
file as text? What would break? Remember, the blame output consists
of the lines that make up the *text* file being blamed, i.e. all the
lines in the output are text.

-- 
Philip Martin
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