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Re: m68k boot-floppies

>On Fri, Mar 24, 2000 at 07:53:55PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
>> Michael Schmitz <schmitz@opal.biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de> writes:
>> > m68k-support.tar.gz has never been in CVS. It contains some binaries and I
>> > thought CVS might not be the place to store them. 
>> Actually, it's fine to put binaries in CVS so long as (a) they aren't
>> to huge, (b) they don't change too often (CVS will store a copy of
>> each version in the repository or ,v file), (c) and are added with the
>> right stick options, -b -o.
>could you explain a bit more about that ?

See the CVS info pages, under the heading "binary files".

>maybe it would be better then to add the files in a separate subdir, instead
>of it being a tarball ?

Definately.  But even so, you may have some binaries.  

m68k-specials on the top level seems to be the convention.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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