[cvsnt] Re: corruption of binary files on checkout

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Fri Oct 21 23:05:18 BST 2005

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On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 23:47:06 +0200, Bo Berglund
<bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote:

>On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 14:05:06 -0600, "Corey Wirun"
><corey at wirun.homelinux.net> wrote:
>>cvs import -d -I ! -I CVS -W "*.bmp -k 'b'" -W "*.lib -k 'b'" -W "*.ico -k 'b'" -W "*.zip -k 'b'" -W "*.doc -k 'b'" -m "Initial load" -n -- module_110
>>Then I used wincvs to check out the module and both the .doc and .zip's were corrupted.
>>Image files in the module appeared to compare okay.
>The two statements above do not make sense to me, either you have
>corruption or you don't. But having corrupted files that compare okay
>seems to be a contradiction.
>Maybe you should explain more in detail what the error is etc.

Too hasty reading, I guess you mean that the *.bmp and *.ico files
compare identical whereas the *.doc and *.zip do not?

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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