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Re: CVS corrupts binary files ...

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: CVS corrupts binary files ...
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 18:20:01 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Thursday, June 17, 2004 at 13:06:44 (-0700), Paul Sander wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS corrupts binary files ...
> Current releases of CVS do the latter.  (Don't believe me?  Look at
> the function named RCS_merge in the rcscmds.c source file.)  It's a
> simple matter to replace the invocation of diff3 with a different tool.


Since when does the phrase "diff and diff3 algorithms" identify any
particular program that might implement those algorithms?

Paul, _you_ are the one spreading FUD here.

In case you have forgotten I am intimately familiar with exactly how the
GNU diffutils code and the GNU patch code is integrated into the CVS

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