[cvsnt] -kB option problematic?

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Aug 18 21:49:40 BST 2006

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I've started to use the -kB option for binary files a while ago. Just now I
>> had an .msi installer that would not commit (it was added with the -kBx
>> options). After setting it to -kb it committed just fine. See the commit
>> trace below (while it still was -kBx).
>> Is this -kB option stable and recommended? Or is the -kb option safer?
> -kB has been around for a while and there aren't any known issues with 
> it.  Is it possible you ran out of memory?  -kB needs quite a bit more 
> than -kb.

Not likely, but possible. I'll check this out next time it happens. 

Is it safe to wildly switch between -kb and -kB between revisions? If so, I
just switch the file back on -kB now that I committed it with -kb and see
what happens next time.


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