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RE: handling of MsWord-Documents in CVS ?

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: RE: handling of MsWord-Documents in CVS ?
Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 16:45:12 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Friday, May 18, 2001 at 13:47:46 (-0400), Echlin, Michael wrote: ]
> Subject: RE: handling of MsWord-Documents in CVS ?
> Since you can't have a directory and a file with the same name in the same
> directory creating a "filename,v" file with the log history in it then
> having a "filename" directory with the revs of the files as 1.1, 1.2, ...
> then when you check out say version 1.2 you just get a copy of that version
> of the file instead of opening one huge file and having to copyout the part
> that is rev 1.2

I did not ever suggest putting the binaries directly in the repository!
That would not be wise.

To keep things as simple as possible they should be stored separately.
The same mechanism that retrieves the desired version from where-ever it
might be can no doubt be extended to store new versions there too.

                                                        Greg A. Woods

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