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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-12 19:16:39

I downloaded some CVS stuff (and SSH stuff) so I can try out Boost's CVS
access on SourceForge. I downloaded Boost 1.28.0 this way; before I
downloaded a big ZIP file. I noticed some size differences:

Boost 1.27.0
14,940,955 bytes actually used
16.9 MB of allocation space
2,399 items

Boost 1.28.0
17,977,695 bytes actually used
26.1 MB of allocation space
4,233 items

The installations were on different drives, but they both had a 2KB
allocation block size. Was a lot of stuff added to Boost in this version,
or does CVS add a lot of overhead, or does my client's (Mac CVS Pro 2.7d3)
CVS implementation add extra overhead?

I turned on ISO Latin-1 translation in my CVS options, so people's names so
up correctly. However, two files had weird line spacing, looking like
double space. The files were:


Maybe someone wrote these files on DOS/Windows, uploaded them in binary
(mistake!), and I downloaded them assuming they were UNIX text, converting
the CR-LF to CR-CR.

Also, a filename longer than 31 characters sneaked through. What I got was:


Can it be fixed?

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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