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Re: client/server file sending question

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: client/server file sending question
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 11:52:16 -0500 (EST)

Richard Whitfield writes:
> I have had a good look through the website and I have found
> out that CVS sends patches for large files during updates "when
> appropriate". Can anybody tell me the algorithm followed in deciding whether
> to send the whole file or just a patch when updating working directories
> over the Internet?

If the client supports patches and the server is able to run diff
successfully, you'll get a patch.

-Larry Jones

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