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Re: bug in cvs annotate?

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: bug in cvs annotate?
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 08:52:50 -0800

The last sentence indicates a reasonable requirement to have the
"cvs annotate" command do something reasonable with binary files.
Perhaps it could produce a diagnostic that says "Can't annotate a
binary file", which is much more reasonable than hanging.

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>> Matthew Versluys wrote:
>> When running the 1.11.1p1 client and server and performing a cvs annotate on 
>> a
>> binary file the NT command line client never completes the operation (or at
>> least takes much longer than I'm willing to wait) and has to be killed.  If
>> you perform a cvs annotate on a folder which contains binary files the same
>> result occurs.
>> Cheers,
>> Matt.

>So don't do that. What type of non-mergable (binary) file can have arbitrary
>text usefully inserted into it? Help me understand this...

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