[cvsnt] cvswrappers file

abhishek jaiswal abhi658606 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 10 13:38:19 BST 2004

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--- abhishek jaiswal <abhi658606 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone
> I wanted to assign the default type "binary or text" to files based
> on their extension. Hence I tried to study regarding what changes
> has
> to be done in cvswrappers file to achieve above requirement. 
> http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/Wrappers.html
> It helped me a lot, however was not clear to full extent
> here are some of my doubts
> 1) If nothing is specified in cvswrappers then which are the
> default
> values taken by cvs. And how to know them.
> For e.g if nothing is specified for *.exe or say *.xyz then how
> will
> cvs treat it and how can I know that it will treat it in this
> particular way.

The command to know that is cvs info cvswrappers

it gives a list of files which are treated as binary while rest all
extension are treated as text. 

> 2)Does all the entries has to be made on a new line 


> 3) for *.gif file which of the entry is correct
> *.gif -m 'COPY' -k 'b'
> OR
> *.gif -m 'COPY'
> *.gif -k 'b'

Don't Know???????

> 4) Can anyone provide me with a list of extension which are
> generally
> treated as binary and which are treated as text.

*.cab -k 'b'
*.class -k 'b'
*.doc -k 'b'
*.dll -k 'b'
*.exe -k 'b'
*.exp -k 'b'
*.gif -k 'b'
*.gz -k 'b'
*.jar -k 'b'
*.jpg -k 'b'
*.jpeg -k 'b'
*.lib -k 'b'
*.msi -k 'b'
*.mso -k 'b'
*.pfw -k 'b'
*.png -k 'b'
*.ppt -k 'b'
*.sit -k 'b'
*.tar -k 'b'
*.tlb -k 'b'
*.vsd -k 'b'
*.xls -k 'b'
*.wmz -k 'b'
*.zip -k 'b'

> bye 
> Abhishek
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