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RE: How well does CVS handle other types of data?

From: Peter Fox
Subject: RE: How well does CVS handle other types of data?
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 15:54:52 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lan Barnes [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 2:55 PM
> To: CVS-II Discussion Mailing List
> Subject: Re: How well does CVS handle other types of data?
> I really fail to see the technical reason for deprecating using CVS
> archives to store -- and tag -- binaries necessary for a 
> build. The disk space involved is a nonissue for us (space is cheap), and
the issue of
> avoiding simultaneous edits exists under any system.
> I could wish that this almost visceral disdain for binary source that some
> in the CVS community seem to feel would soften a bit. Binary source is a
> reality of many projects. I agree that a totally binary project might be
> better served by some other tool. But if I'm dealing with an icon or .gif
> that has changed from release to release, especially in size, then I damn
> well want it to be archived with version labels.

Couldn't of said it better myself.


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