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Re: Storing VS binaries in Subversion

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_smartgames.ca>
Date: 2007-06-13 23:09:41 CEST

On 13-Jun-07, at 5:39 PM, Henrik Sundberg wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I've just heard that Microsofts C++ compiler generates different obj
> or exe files at each recompilation.
> The problem was said to be that they are storing pointers in maps and
> then generate code while iterating the map. And thus places all
> routines in random order at each recompilation.
>
> 1) Is this true? Both for obj and exe files?
>
> 2) Is this handled well by Subversion? Should I avoid placing binaries
> generated by Microsoft compilers in Subversion?
>
> I intended to place ~300 exe/dll files in one Subversion directory,
> and to recompile and commit them often (every day).
> There are also a couple of thousands of obj files that I might like to
> keep as well.

Personally I think it's bad practice to store any derived file
(especially objects) in a repository. Ymmv; I'd be interested to hear
an argument in favour of it, because I can't think of [m]any.

--Toby

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