[cvsnt] Re: problem converting binary file to unicode

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Jul 8 14:03:11 BST 2004

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On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 16:52:41 +0400, Iakov Glubokiy
<iglubokiy at infotecs.ru> wrote:

>Hello Tony,
>Thursday, July 8, 2004, 2:18:42 PM, you wrote:
>TH> You can't easily do that, because the storage format is different.
>TH> Forcing a new revision might work but you might have to do it a couple
>TH> of times to step past the binary revisions.
>well, it is still not clear for me why it works only when I change
>something in file. If cvsnt suppose there was changed nothing, it
>would not create new revision, isn't it?
>Anyway, thanks for explaination.
If you don't change anything you'll get a null revision, which is fine
most of the time but in this case means you're still relying on the
old revision for the file contents.  There may be some interplay
between the Unicode conversion routines as well causing issues.


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