[cvsnt] .dat files getting corrupted

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Feb 10 21:14:46 GMT 2004

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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
> recognized by a parser schema.
> Any ideas out there how to fix this?  Thanks.
I refer you to the answer I gave a few days ago to this question - what 
are you using to checkout?  Is it forcing the files back to text mode?


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