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RE: Problems adding and committing a Microsoft Word document that is se
RE: Problems adding and committing a Microsoft Word document that is seen as binary but isn't
Wed, 17 Apr 2002 13:45:58 +0200
Adding a text file as binary should never affect it, while adding a Word
document as text usually truncates it to about 6 bytes.
If you ignore the warning and add the file a binary you should not have
any problems, beware though that CVS remembers the type of a file once
it is added, to get a clean slate you must remove the rsc file from the
Of cause you may also use cvs admin -kb to change the type of a file.
From: Anette Van Der Schyf [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: 17. april 2002 13:19
Subject: Problems adding and committing a Microsoft Word document that
is seen as binary but isn't
> I have a problem adding and committing a Word document. We are using
> WinCVS 1.2 on the client side. When I try to add the file as normal
> get the following error:
> Warning : 'Using Rup Defintion in Rubico.doc' seems to be 'binary',
> should use the 'Add binary files...' command instead...
> So I cancel out of the action. Try to add the file as binary:
> Warning : 'Using Rup Defintion in Rubico.doc' seems to be a text file,
> should correct it first
> If I ignore either of the above warnings and go on with the operation,
> file is corrupted and only 1 Kb big.
> The document is actually 652 Kb. The only "unusual" thing in the
> is a table with hyperlinks to other parts in the document.
> Any suggestions?
> Thank you
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