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Re: CVS corrupts binary files ...

From: Paul Sander
Subject: Re: CVS corrupts binary files ...
Date: Sat, 5 Jun 2004 20:55:16 -0700

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>> Doug Lee <address@hidden> writes:
>> >   I think there are some binary diff algorithms...
>> Indeed. Consider svn which uses xdelta internally.
>> To be fair, CvsNt also has ways of dealing better
>> with binary formats than the cvshome version.
>> There is a hope that we can move toward merging
>> the feature sets between those two major varitions
>> of cvs over time, but it will likely take a bit of
>> time as no one is being funded full time to work
>> on just cvs development.

>  So I see there are many alternatives available, but
>  cvs has not changed. Looks like developers want to
>  offer their new products and not to support the
>  original cvs :(   Very sad to find out about this
>  This is so strange and such a bad thing ...

There are other reasons to abandon CVS, too.  Having a
real ability to rename a file is one.

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