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Re: Solution to File corruption

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2006-02-06 09:33:58 CET

Please don't start a new mail when you are in fact following up to an existing
discussion. How should anyone know what you are talking about?

On Monday 06 February 2006 05:29, Lakshman Srilakshmanan wrote:
> Sensis_Classifieds_J2EE_Framework.doc file contains the keywords
> $Author$ and $Revision$. It is included as an example of what the
> developers should include in their source code. It appears this is
> corrupting the file when subversion tries to replace these keywords. I
> did not have this problem in CVS as CVS does not attempt to replace
> keywords in binary files.
>
> Is this a bug ? I would not expect subversion to try and substitute
> keywords in a binary file.

You told Subversion to replace keywords and it did so, that's not a bug.

> Secondly is the work-around, to set svn:keywords explicitly on files we
> explicitly need keyword substitution.

It's not a workaround. Don't tell Subversion to substitute keywords unless you
want it to substitute keywords.

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