[cvsnt] Converting Unicode to text in CVS

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Mon Mar 17 12:24:45 GMT 2008

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
>> 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>

> Removing from cvs, converting it externally then re-adding it will work 
> of course.

Wouldn't removing and re-adding preserve the original -k option if it
wasn't specifically overridden by the add?


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