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RE: maximum size of binary files ?

From: Arthur Barrett
Subject: RE: maximum size of binary files ?
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 11:14:33 +1000


> > what is the "official statement" concerning CVS' support of 
> > big binary files?
> You shouldn't do it.  CVS was designed to be a *source* 
> control system, not a generic configuration management system.  
> CVS's diff algorithm doesn't work very well on binary files, 

It shouldn't be necessary to make this point, but I'll make it anyway.  

Larry's statements apply to CVS 1.x, not CVSNT 2.x which has a different binary 
diff algorithm.

If Michael was referring to CVSNT for unix/linux/mac/windows he'd be asking on 
the CVSNT mailing list.


Arthur Barrett

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