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Re: Resurrecting 'Mac OS X "resource fork" support'

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-19 15:54:49 CEST

On 9/18/06, Danny Dawson <danny@quasistoic.org> wrote:
> Dev-List,
> There was some discussion last year about supporting Mac-specific
> resource fork data in subversion, which morphed into a discussion
> about xattr support, and I can't quite figure out if there was some
> kind of resolution that resulted from this discussion. Could you
> enlighten me? Is there a way to use subversion to track development of
> files with crucial data in the resource fork, or was this never
> implemented?
> The discussion I'm referring to seems to have originated here:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-08/0523.shtml

It's never been implemented, so at the moment you'd have to use a tool
to write the resource fork into a file that can be versioned (I
believe Apple has tools that do this, although I've never actually had
to care about resource forks, so the details are beyond me).


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