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Re: Dealing with binaries

From: Brian Mathis <bmathis_at_directedge.com>
Date: 2004-12-14 17:49:57 CET

Chuck Esterbrook wrote:
> I like the edit-and-merge approach for text files, but for most
> binaries, there is no sensible way to merge content. I also know that
> "locking" or "exclusive checkout" is in development right now. But
> I'm wondering how people are dealing with binary files *now*? In
> other words, how do you avoid colliding with other teammates?
> Maybe there is a technical hack for this or maybe there is just a set
> of usage conventions that help. Our development team is small so even
> an imperfect solution might work well enough.
> -Chuck

"Hey, dude, are you working on that file?"


"OK, I'm going to work on it."

Brian Mathis
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Received on Tue Dec 14 17:52:40 2004

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