[cvsnt] ascii/binary property

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Fri Aug 4 20:28:33 BST 2006

Community technical support mailing list was retired 2010 and replaced with a professional technical support team. For assistance please contact: Pre-sales Technical support via email to sales@march-hare.com.

patrick goovaerts wrote:

> 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)?

Binary files are stored in the rcs files in a different manner... you can't
diff them but they are stored as (efficient) deltas.

Greetings from (cold and wet*) Luxembourg

* wet as in 40 l/m2 in the past 12 hours!

David Somers

More information about the cvsnt mailing list
Download the latest CVSNT, TortosieCVS, WinCVS etc. for Windows 8 etc.
@CVSNT on Twitter   CVSNT on Facebook