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Re: zlib

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: zlib
Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2002 14:53:41 -0500 (EST)

Yuri Yanpolski writes:
>  I'm new to CVS and was wondering if it provides any data compression,
> specifically when stored on a server and possibly when transmittin data 
> over network. I see zlib comes with CVS, but what exactly does it do? Why
> is it there?

The storage format is RCS files, which are not compressed.  CVS can
compress network traffic, though.

-Larry Jones

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