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Re: Storing VS binaries in Subversion

From: Eric Nicholson <enicholson_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 23:17:47 CEST

On 6/13/07, Toby Thain <toby@smartgames.ca> wrote:
> 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.

I always prefer that there is no reason to version the derived files,
but sometimes things are beyond your control because:
* Some files are not deterministically generated
* Some files are very expensive (time/effort) to generate
* Some files are created by a third party

In that case it's very helpful to version the files. Maybe more
helpful than versioning your source code.

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Received on Wed Jun 13 23:18:16 2007

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