More MSVC fixes

Jakob Eriksson jakob at
Sat May 4 19:32:30 CDT 2002

On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 02:22:56AM -0400, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> > > However Alexandre doesn't like binary files in the CVS for good reasons
> While I can see that to a point, it's not 100% clear to me that storing a .gif
> (or what have you) in CVS is such a bad idea. I mean, the main advantage
> of storing stuff as plain text is to be able to look at (and undrestand :))
> the diffs. However, that's not the case for images, even when stored in a
> text format.
> 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?

On a project I worked on why used binary for Word documents, VHDL sym files
and Linux kernels. No problems at all.

Jakob Eriksson

The wages of sin
  is debugging.
		  	-- Ron Jeffries

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