From: Anthony Williams (anthony.williamsNOSPAM_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-30 11:07:56
David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
> 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".
Of course, but it's more hassle than just "cvs diff".
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