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On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 23:14:20 +0100, Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote: >Hmmm, >I was under the impression thta you hade a CVS repository that you >wanted to move to another (CVSNT on Windws) server and thus you had >TARed up the whoöe source repository. >So my answer was about the handling of this, i.e. to get the files >from the TARball usable in the new environment you shuld unpack them >using WinZip *only* after making sure the WinZip (un)smart CRLF >conversion was removed. > >But now it seems that for some unknown reason you want the entire TAR >file to be a file you check in to the new repository... >Why you want this is beyond me, but it is perfectly possible. Just add >it binary and commit and you are done. > >Also: >If a file is "recognized" as unicode, DON'T proceed! Stop right there >and correct that first! If not you will wind up with exactly this >behaviour. It happened to us last week when a developer had updated >our database table diagram (a graphical picture of the relations >between the 80+ tables) and had made a PDF file of it. He added the >file using WinZip and happened to click the wrong button, winding up He used *WinCVS* of course.... >with a Unicode add. The PDF file (about 150k) was then committed and >the result was a 1.5K unusable file! > >/Bo My typing is faster than correct... There are a few such in the text, but alsoa misnomer corrected above. Sorry. /Bo (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)