[cvsnt] ascii/binary property

patrick goovaerts patrick at pgoovaerts.be
Fri Aug 4 20:15:57 BST 2006

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Sorry, let's try to rephrase my question:

I know what binary files are, I know what ascii files are but what effect 
will it have when I change the ascii property to binary?
What is the difference between the binary/ascii properties (beside of being 
ascii-text files and binary files)?


"David Somers" <dsomers at omz13.com> schreef in bericht 
news:eb05uc$bj4$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> patrick goovaerts wrote:
>> Can anyone explain in 'clear' words why one should change the 
>> ascii/binary
>> property of files after adding files to CVS?
> Because you added a binary in text mode instead of binary mode.
> David Somers
> typographer/programmer/whatever 

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