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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-11 03:55:07

William E. Kempf wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daryle Walker" <darylew_at_[hidden]>
> > 1. Make sure that the header is stored in CVS in text mode. CVS takes
> > extra precautions on text-file handling. I think only the CVS gods (at
> > SourceForge) can fix a file accidentally put in binary mode.
> Because of my experience with Eclipse (a Java IDE) I believe that it's
> possible for the client to change from binary to text mode. However, since
> the IDE does it for you, I have no idea what the command(s) would be to do
> so.

According to the CVS book
you'd need to use

    cvs admin -kkv FILE

to restore the file back to default mode (line ending conversion and keyword
expansion on). I also belive this command can be run by anybody.

I'd highly recommend CVS book for answering all CVS-related questions.

- Volodya

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