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Re: Executables in RCS

From: Aaron S. Hawley
Subject: Re: Executables in RCS
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2003 10:41:17 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 30 Nov 2003, Inna Gauskin wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there a danger to keep binary/executable files in RCS?

yes if you aren't using GNU diff, which provides RCS's binary

> Can they be damaged? If so , is there a way to prevent the damage?
> Thanks.
> And... how does the RCS "know" it's a binary file?

again, it relies on the binary "intelligence" of GNU diff.


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