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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".

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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