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Re: Problem with CR in cvs log.

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Problem with CR in cvs log.
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 10:26:10 -0400 (EDT)

Apostolos Manolitzas writes:
> As far as I understand from the info pages of cvs (Where files are 
> stored within the repository )
> the files are stored in RCS format which doesn't mean that are in binary 
> form.

Yes, it does.  RCS files are *NOT* plain text files -- they may contain
arbitrary data and thus must be treated as binary files.

> Also
> you can check from the man page to that even for the binary files 
> thereis a specific option in order
> to avoid the transformation (info cvs :  Handling binary files ).

That just affects how CVS reads and writes the user files, not how it
reads and write RCS files.

-Larry Jones

Please tell me I'm adopted. -- Calvin

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