[cvsnt] Binary Diff of CVSNT problem

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Mon May 26 12:56:54 BST 2008

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>> on linux there isn't concept  of  file extension like windws(i don't 
>> have .exe or .bat or similar), so I need a particular client 
>> to commit 
>> this type of files thet can do a binery diff (there is for example a 
>> version of WinCVS to do thet?) For example an extension of 
>> winCVS to say 
>> it: commit this file like binary (and apply during commit all cool 
>> option like -B when doing binary diff).
> If the file 'foo' is binary - just add it as binary:
> cvs add -kB foo
> cvs ci -m "this will be binary"

WinCVS and Eclipse are both open source - feel free to modify them and submit the patches back to those projects.  If you are using Eclipse then the most common binary files (.jar and .class) can be easily handled with the cvswrappers file), for other file types on windows use something like TortoiseCVS which allows you to use -kB already.


Arthur Barrett

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