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Re: converting a file from binary to plain text

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: converting a file from binary to plain text
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 13:19:55 -0400

neologist writes:
> How do I switch a file checked in (whether on purpose or
> inadvertently) from binary to plain text?

        cvs admin -kkv file    # fix the repository
        cvs up -A file         # fix the working directory

> We have a file that is not evaluating the keywords upon
> successive commits. I supposed that the problem must be that
> it was inadvertently admined or otherwise committed somewhere
> along the line with -kb.

You can use the CVS log and status commands to tell for sure -- log
tells you what the repository file setting is and status tells you what
the working directory setting is.
Larry Jones

TIME?!  I just finished the first problem! -- Calvin

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