[cvsnt] Re: cvswrappers

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed Oct 20 11:45:52 BST 2004

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Vermes, Istvan wrote:
> Ok, the order of reading of cvswrappers isn't defined.
> But how does the processing of one cvswrapper work inside my file (or if
> I have exactly one cvswrapper file), when there is a redundant rule?

Processing stops on the first match, so the extra rule is just ignored.

> My problem with the Mac is that I store a lot of MacOS binary files in
> the repository. It's ok that the MacCvs client can determine the type of
> the files in a workfolder. But if I run an 'update' command for example,
> it's important for the repository to know which files are binary. (I
> don't want to merge binary files of course.)

cvswrappers isn't used during 'update' - it determines the default file 
type during add and import only.

When the Mac client adds the files it should mark them binary, so no 
special handling will be needed in this case.


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