[cvsnt] Re: Efficient storage of binary files using binary deltas

Charles Pope public at charlespope.com
Fri Jul 8 19:10:31 BST 2005

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You need to explicitly choose the binary delta option and there is also
a compression option. These are available through the Tortoise interface.

The command line option -kBz gives you binary diff with compression

By default it chooses the standard CVS way of doing things. Hence the
similarity in your results.

> Hi All,
> Before moving to cvsnt from cvs,i found following thing while doing testing with one binary file(xyz.lib).
> Server	1st version of xyz.lib		2nd version of xyz.lib
> 		(Size)				(Size)
> CVSNT		3237905				11400746
> CVS		3237841				11400579
> Size of binary files in CVS < Size of binary file in CVSNT.
> so now i could not understand what the meaning of "Efficient storage of binary files using binary deltas" for CVSNT.
> Regards
> Hridyesh

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