More MSVC fixes

Francois Gouget fgouget at
Sat May 4 03:22:55 CDT 2002

On Sat, 4 May 2002, Patrik Stridvall wrote:
> > CVS can handle binary files no problem. Can someone please refresh my
> > memory on why storing binary _images_ in CVS is such a bad idea?
> I think it is because CVS can't store the diffs between binary files.
> It stores the whole file even if only one byte change. So it takes
> a lot of space to store the history of the file.
> Of course storing space is cheap nowadays...

But I believe it makes CVS slower too. Especially if you changed the
file or if you 'touched' it by mistake.

Francois Gouget         fgouget at
     Linux, WinNT, MS-DOS - also known as the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

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