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Re: TortoiseMerge recognising some file as binary?

From: Oto BREZINA <otik_at_printflow.eu>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:25:42 +0100

On 2011-12-14 15:22, Jean-Francois Cote wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm proposing this as a bug since I didn't find any reason for TortoiseMerge to do that. This has been tested using TortoiseSVN 1.7.2 (Latest version)
> Steps:
> -Click on a file, do "Show Log"
> -Click on 2 particular revisions, in my case revision 107720 and 107623 and do "Compare Revision"
> -TortoiseMerge will open and show a message "The file C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\chcon-rev107623.svn001.tmp.cpp is not a valid text file! Note that UTF32 files are treated as binary too."
Can you check what is file
C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\chcon-rev107623.svn001.tmp.cpp when
you get error?

> This happend with some of the revision of this file, some not. I didn't find a pattern. This file is a valid text file. The file in the temp file is a normal ANSI c++ files.
When it happen with one revisions combination does it happen always for
that pair?
> More information:
> -I tried the same steps using WinMerge plugin instead of TortoiseMerge (In visual studio 2010) and there is no problem, so it must be in TortoiseMerge.
> -Strangely, the "Blame Revision" on the same 2 revisions works and it seems to use TortoiseMerge in the same way.
> -Unified diff works too.
> If you want any other information, just let me know. The only thing I can't provide is the code itself since it's confidential.
Can you check if that problem expose also on TSVN on other public
repository ?
> Thanks!
> Jean-François Côté, ing.
> Aqua Data inc.

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