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Niklas, > I'm experiencing the following misbehavior with CVSNT 2.5.03 (both > client and server under Windows) while tracking third-party > sources. > > I've imported a first version of the source tree to the vendor branch > using 'cvs import', using the -W option to specify which files are > binary files. Later I updated the vendor branch with newer third-party > versions of the source tree, again using 'cvs import' (as in ), but > this time without the -W option, because no binary files were added, > only existing ones updated. What happens though is that the updated > versions of binary files are truncated at the first Ctrl-Z character > (ASCII 26) in the repository. > > Is this a known issue? It seems to me that it qualifies as a bug. It is in fact doing what you have told it to do - it is not a bug. The binary files have changed because they are no longer binary, so now need ot be imported as text. This is probably different in CVS because in CVS a file has the same file type for its entire life (or rather the changes in file type that are permitted with 'cvs admin -k?' are not versioned). Either use the -W options each time or set up CVSROOT/cvswrappers. Regards, Arthur Barrett