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Re: newbie question on initializing repository

From: Spiro Trikaliotis
Subject: Re: newbie question on initializing repository
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 09:05:23 +0200
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* On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 05:34:02PM -0400 Larry Jones wrote:

> > However, I now believe its not that simple, as the binary
> > files(only) must be initialized with the -kb option.  Is that
> > correct? If so, any suggestions on the simplest/easiest to go about
> > this?
> If you can distinguish the binary files from the text files by their
> names (e.g., *.gif files are always binary), you can use the CVS
> wrappers facility to automatically handle the files correctly 

To add to this: If the text files are Unix-style (LF only), I also had
success in importing everything as binary, and changing the text files
to text afterwards with "cvs admin".

If the text files are Windows style, doing a dos2unix on them, and then
treating it as in the above case, works, too.

Best regards,

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