[cvsnt] Re: Problem on CVSNT as client + CVS as server

Sean sean at il-mare.com
Sun Jan 26 03:42:25 GMT 2003

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  Thanks for your reply and excellent explanation!


"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:b0tsns$m3n$1 at sisko.nodomain.org...
> Sean Choi wrote:
> >              <<<<<<< abc.txt
> >               my changes=======
> >               cvs source changes>>>>>>>cvs version
> It's saying that you have a nonterminated line at the end of your file, so
> it's reflecting that accurately in the two versions.  It's a choice
> accurate&ugly and innacurate&pretty - cvs has historically gone for the
> 'accurate' version.
> >   2. unicode file
> >      I find that after updating and checking out an unicode file, the
> > unicode file is corrupted.
> >      Besides there are two bytes "FFFE" at the beginning of the file as
> > unicode header in windows, two more bytes "FFEE" is added to the unicode
> > file.
> >
> Unicode has FEFF or FFFE depending on the endianness of the file (not
> if any software is adding this then it is broken).
> cvsnt internally converts this to UTF8, which has a marker of EFBBBF.
> is what you'll see if you forget to mark the file with '-ku', as it'll
> checkout as UFT8 by default.
> *however* your problem is you are trying to use unicode with Unix CVS -
> cannot use unicode with the cvshome.org version.  Your only option (apart
> from using cvsnt on the server side) is to make the files as binary.
> Tony

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