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Re: [GENERAL] Binary files in CVS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Csaba Nagy <nagy(at)ecircle-ag(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Binary files in CVS
Date: 2003-06-02 19:02:44
Message-ID: 200306021902.h52J2iS10422@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Can someone comment on this?  I didn't know CVS had a binary flag, but I
see it in the docs now.

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Csaba Nagy wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> [Maybe this should go on hackers, but I'm not subscribed]
> I've checked out some time ago the 7_3_STABLE CVS branch of the postgres
> sources.
> Having it done on a Linux box I had no problems with it.
> However, I've made some changes, and imported the resulting sources in
> my company's CVS repository. What I've noticed in the process is that
> none of the binary files checked out from the postgres CVS repository
> (gifs, tars) are marked as binary (with -kb). Am I doing something wrong
> with the checkout ? 
> On our local repository I can import the files as binary, this is not
> the issue, I just wonder if the postgres CVS repository is correctly set
> up ?
> Binary files handled as text could be a potential problem for somebody
> checking out on a non-unix system.
> 
> Thanks,
> Csaba.
> 
> 
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