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Re: Delphi .RES and version info

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-09-21 06:45:23 CEST

Miles Izzo wrote:
> We are using Subversion with Delphi (version 7 - we started with 2005
> but it was too unstable) and we're storing version (ie, build number)
> information in the .RES file (which Delphi does automatically). Is there
> some 'good' recommended way of using Subversion with these resource
> files?
> AFAICS, if I commit a .RES file with, say, build 1000 where previously
> it was 990 and my colleague commits a build file with 998 (ie, he did 8
> builds and I did 10 builds) we will get a conflict. Really, the build
> number should go to 1008 (his 8 builds plus my 10 builds) shouldn't it?
> Is there any way to make Subversion work well with these (binary) .RES
> files? Should I just forget about trying to use them with Subversion?

There is no way to automatically handle that, even for Subversion. One
person will have to overwrite the other person's changes.

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