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Re: Versioning MacOSX files with Resource Forks...solutions?

From: Geoffrey Alan Washburn <geoffw_at_cis.upenn.edu>
Date: 2005-06-15 22:56:00 CEST

Eric Gorr wrote:

> Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
>
>> Or is the best that can be done is to write a pair of scripts that
>> will put my working copy in to an "acceptable" form for SubVersion
>> and another that will put it back into a form that will be okay for
>> all my other applications?
>
>
> Well, the solution I am considering is just DeRez'ing (Apple has a
> useful DeRez tool in the XCode /Developer/Tools folder) the various
> things and placing those text files under version control.

    Right, but it is kind of expensive to walk over the entire working
copy and DeRez things every time you want to ask svn a question.

>
> Now, since I am attempting to move away from resource forks as fast as
> possible, they aren't changing much which means I won't have much need
> to convert them into a form that a visual resource editor is capable
> of working with.

    However, you won't be able to get away from extended attributes. So
really something should be done about the fact that Subversion doesn't
understand them.

-- 
[Geoff Washburn|geoffw_at_cis.upenn.edu|http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~geoffw/]
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