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Re: handling binary file

From: Ming Zhang <mingz_at_ele.uri.edu>
Date: 2006-07-31 17:57:43 CEST

just to let you know that i solved this problem. by removing improper
property, overwriting with good files, and commit, i got it right.

Thank all for the help!

Ming

On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 19:18 -0400, Ming Zhang wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 17:27 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 16:53 -0400, Ming Zhang wrote:
> >
> > > > Funny you should say that - comming from CVS. It's CVS that treats
> > > > files as binary or text. Normally as text and you need to supply an
> > > > extra flag (-kb) to tell CVS a file is binary.
> > >
> > > i guess we did not do that on CVS.
> >
> > I think at least some of the GUI interfaces to CVS (wincvs?) pre-scanned
> > the contents and made intelligent guesses about which ones needed the
> > -kb on the initial import or add.
>
> it is back to 2003, guess nobody remember what happened at that
> time... :P
>
> >
> > > >
> > > > SVN treats all files as binary and leaves the content alone, unless
> > > > you explicitly tell it not to. (Though in order to be able to diff and
> > > > merge, svn tries to make an estimate.)
> >
> > SVN can't really change the fact that text files have different native
> > representations on different platforms - it just has the default
> > choice backwards from CVS.
> >
>
> yes.
>
> i already tweak the prop and overwrite with old good files. but now
> berlios svn server is running out of space, i have to commit later.
>
> Ming
>
>

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