[cvsnt] Question about update conflict

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Thu Oct 9 09:52:09 BST 2008

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Doc Hoang,

> The question I have here is if there's a way to configure CVS 
> so that it
> does not treat the .dat file as text rather than binary files. 

Yes - there are many ways to do this but you need to do two things:
1) change the existing .dat files from -kb to -ko, eg:

cvs up -ko filename.dat
cvs ci -f -m "change to a non-binary file" fileaname.dat

2) change the 'default' so that new .dat files are -ko


Arthur Barrett

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