[cvsnt] Converting Unicode to text in CVS

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Sun Mar 16 11:37:03 GMT 2008

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Bharathwaj_Kannan wrote:

> I have a couple of jsp files that got stored as Unicode in cvs. I want
> to know how to convert them to text format. I tried removing the file
> from cvs and adding it again. It still stores in Unicode format. Any
> suggestions?

I never tried this, but it should work with 

cvs up -ktkv <file>
cvs ci -f <file>

The update sets the -k options you want (the "t" makes the file a normal
text file; not sure whether the "kv" is necessary), and the forced commit
commits them.

See also <http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/Substitution-modes.html>


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