From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-30 08:53:06
Anthony Williams <anthony.williamsNOSPAM_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> At 07:36 AM 9/29/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> >We could check them in as binary; as long as they don't change too
>>> >often they won't take up lots of space in the repository.
>>> That strikes me as likely to have some unintended consequence.
>> Like what? Extra file space usage and literal preservation of cr/lf
>> characters is just about the only effect of -kb
> That and you can't then do a diff beyond "it's changed".
Well, you can. I'm pretty sure
cvs diff -ko whatever
should work. Even if that doesn't, you can explicitly check the
versions out and use diff "manually".
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