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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Arch Versus CVS Versus Subversoin

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Arch Versus CVS Versus Subversoin
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 01:08:53 +0000
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On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 02:59:32PM -0600, John A Meinel wrote:
> Arch does not support binary diff in the subversion sense.

Nonsense, it works just fine.

> In general, to do appropriate binary diffs, you must know the file 
> format, and have an intelligent diff program.

That's not a binary diff. That's some other format-specific diff.

> I think the reason people want binary diff (it's why I wanted it) was to 
> decrease the amount of space used in the archive.

Compression is not related in any way.

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