[openbeos] Re: cvs and .rsrc files (again)

  • From: "Nathan Whitehorn" <nathan.whitehorn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 14:42:28 EST (-0500)

> Hey,
> 
> Yesterday I asked whether it would be okay to tell cvs that .rsrc
> files are really binary, by including them in the "cvswrappers"
> configuration file. The reason I asked is that all .rsrc files in
> the cvs repository are corrupt because the cvs used to treat them as
> ASCII and not binary.
> 
> But it gets worse -- I remembered an old post from bedevtalk about
> this same problem, so I looked it up. Even if you store .rsrc files
> as binary, cvs still strips the file's attributes. And guess where
> the icons and the app signature are stored? In the attributes, of
> course. So putting the .rsrc file type in cvswrappers made
> absolutely no difference -- the .rsrc files are still broken.

This simply isn't true. They are stored redundantly, and xres copies 
them out of the resources into the attributes at compile time.
-Nathan

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