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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] corrupted binary files

From: Brian May
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] corrupted binary files
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 08:53:54 +1000
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>>>>> "David" == David Allouche <address@hidden> writes:

    David> Are you sure the cvs-keyword configuration for that file is
    David> correct?

How do I tell/verify what the config is for a given file?

    David> I have a similar problem with the texmacs cvs. The
    David> maintainer is just too lazy and ignorant to correctly set
    David> the thing up so binary files have keyword expansion
    David> enabled.

    David> For some reason, that does not cause any problem with "cvs
    David> co" or "cvs update", but it breaks with the command used by
    David> cscvs.

    David> When adding the "-kb" (disable the damn expansion) option
    David> to the "cvs update" command in cscvs, things work right.

Hmmm... That works... Not sure if this is good or bad...

I thought everyone knew these days the importance of using -kb for
binary files in CVS :-(.
Brian May <address@hidden>

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