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Drew F. Sousa wrote: > We need to add our sample test data files as binary files to ensure that > their contents are the same on Unix and Windows platforms. > > It is not a problem to add a text file as binary. cvs add -kb 270-ex1.dat > cvs commit -m "" 270-ex1.dat However, when it is checked out, it has its > 0xd0xa sequence changed to 0xd0xd0xa. This may result in it not getting > recocognized by a parser schema. > That sounds like you're using a -k option on the checkout, and overriding the binary-ness. eg. cvs add -kb foo.txt cvs commit -m "" foo.txt cvs update -kkv foo.txt Will produce what you're seeing (which is actually correct, if not particularly useful, behaviour). Tony