[cvsnt] Allowing keyword expansion in binary files
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Nov 2 15:17:31 GMT 2007
Moog, Glenn wrote:
> Is there a way to allow keyword expansion in binary files
> I want to embed $Header$ in a Oracle Report rdf file. I do not see this
> expanding when adding the file. Is there a way to add a binary file but
> allow the expansion??
> cvs add -kb XXARDAGS.rdf
You can force unix line expansion (which effectively means no expansion
since that's they way they're stored anyway) with -kL and you'll get the
OTOH it's a *really* bad idea if these are truly binary files, since
they have structure and you can't just insert text strings into them and
expect them to still work.. you're just as likely to break them totally.
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