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Arthur Barrett wrote: > Can anyone tell me what the current status of the -t/-f flags for > cvswrappers is ? > > I was told some time ago that it was disabled in CVS for windows (long > before cvsnt), and may be unwise to use even in Unix... > > Brian Smith is trying to source control Oracle Developer source code, which > is stored (by default) in binary files. Fortunately Oracle also provide an > alternative text file storage format, but it would be nifty to "transform" > the binary into text on it's way into CVS, and vice versa. > > My understanding is that this is what the cvswrappers -t/-f flags are for... > > I believe it was disabled in Unix around the 1.10.5 stage, for security reasons... other than that I don't know much more about it. Tony -- "Wipe Info uses hexadecimal values to wipe files. This provides more security than wiping with decimal values." -- Norton SystemWorks 2002 Manual tmh at nothing-on.tv http://www.nothing-on.tv _______________________________________________ Cvsnt mailing list Cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs