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Re: What is the correct way to add a binary file?

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:21:24 +0200

Philip wrote:
> Whenever I try to add a binary file, I get the message
> Error "<filename> has binary mime type property"
>
> Is this really an error? If so, what should I do differently?
>
> Or is this really a warning? In which case, is there any way to avoid
> the warning for files which I know are indeed binary files?
>
> What confuses me is that if I go ahead and commit anyway, everything
> seems to go fine. And I can add the files from the command line via
> "svn add" without getting this message.
>
> (I've read the docs and searched this newsgroup, but I don't see the
> answer. Maybe I'm overlooking something obvious.)

check your config file for auto-props.
And also check your folders for a tsvn:autoprops property.

If you've set the autoprops to include an svn:mime-type property *and*
svn:eol-style and/or svn:keywords property, then you'll get that error.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-08-11 21:21:47 CEST

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