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Re: binaries

From: Phil R Lawrence
Subject: Re: binaries
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 11:51:54 -0500
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address@hidden wrote:
[Phil R Lawrence wrote:]
I'm not sure I need keywords anyway. I want to do CVS on our vendor supplied source with our mods, and I don't *need* to have keywords in our scripts auto-updated by cvs. If I just globally turn this functionality off, will binaries work fine?

The obvious problem that leaps to mind is that, if you are working
in any way with multiple platforms ("platforms" being defined as
Unix, MS Windows, and Mac), you will have potentially fatal line-ending
conversion.  This includes the popular option of Windows development
with a Linux CVS server (so the server can run on a reliable operating

Yes, I do want multi-platform clients. So even though my -ko flag for import will remove the keyword expansion problem, the windows clients will attempt newline conversins on my binaries, and that would mess them up?


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