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Re: tortoisecvs corrupted my pdf-files!!!

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: tortoisecvs corrupted my pdf-files!!!
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 10:45:41 -0500 (EST)

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Martin_J=F8rgensen?= writes:
> First, let me get this straight: A pdf-file is binary, isn't it? ? ?


> So what I'm wondering about is that since I sometimes download files 
> to/from a linux system and also work on a xp system then somehow it 
> changed all instances of CR to CR+LF or whatever in this corrupt pdf-file?

Exactly.  If the file was checked in on Windows, it may also have been
truncated (Windows interprets a ^Z in the file as end-of-file).  In
general, you *must* mark binary files as binary to avoid corruption.

-Larry Jones

Girls are so weird. -- Calvin

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