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

From: Andre Kuehne
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Arch Versus CVS Versus Subversoin
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 02:53:54 +0100
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Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 04:25:22PM -0800, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> > 
> > On Dec 4, 2004, at 16:06, Tom Browder wrote:
> > 
> > >Does arch offer or plan to offer those three features (CVS rtag 
> > >equivalent,
> > >binary diff, CVSROOT equivalent)?
> > 
> >     There has been discussion of binary diffs a while back, but I don't 
> > remember quite what came out of it.
> Arch already has the only kind of binary diff that is possible.

You consider "putting the original file and its replacement side by side"
a binary diff?

> It would be possible to compress the changesets better but there is
> little demand for this, to the point where nobody cares enough to do
> it.

This seems to be a popular statement when it comes to missing features,
but you can say this about _everything_ not yet done, and it certainly
doesn't give you a hint about demand.

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Andre Kuehne

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