[cvsnt] Re: [cvsgui] Re: Unable to correctly import *.tar.gz archives

Mike Ayers mike.ayers at earthling.net
Wed Dec 18 06:51:42 GMT 2002

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Arvind Raman wrote:
> I dont think thats entirely true. I have been using
> CVS to import binary files (I have imported loads of
> *.xls and *.doc file) and it has been doing a good job
> at that. CVS has been recognizing these files as
> binary automatically.
> Perhaps what might be true is that the import option
> ignores any -kb option that is specified.


	Note that if you are running from a Unix system you will not have a 
problem, as The CVS line end convention is the Unix convention, and 
there is no character in Unix that indicates the end of a text file.


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