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Re: [PATCH] Issue 2213 - forcing some files to be considered binary (and thus making emails smaller)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:31:43 +0100

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:05, Jon Bendtsen <jbendtsen_at_laerdal.dk> wrote:
> On 21/01/2009, at 14.39, Greg Stein wrote:
>> For this patch, it seems that you want to just set the "binary" flag
>> at the appropriate point. The attached patch will throw out all of the
>> potential label information about the changed revision and timestamp.
>> If you want to keep the "Forced Binary" annotation in there, then
>> maybe append that to the label?
> maybe i do. But i definately want to make sure that the label gets
> there.
> But is there something wrong with the way i did it?

Yes. As I already said: it throws out the changed-date and
changed-revision information that is normally defined in the labels.

>> I'll also note that you can use change.path.endswith('.' + ending)
>> rather than the regular expression stuff.
> Why is that better?

Because it is much faster and clearer than using a regular expression.


Received on 2009-01-22 11:32:02 CET

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