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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: DIFF apache-1.3 before and after crash!
Date Fri, 21 Aug 1998 11:12:23 GMT

In article <> you wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Aug 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

>> I've moved at least the apache-1.3 repository to apache-1.3.OK and then run
>> CVSup to sync with the backuped apache-1.3 which is now active after the
>> crash. The below is a diff -ru3 between the two directories. The additional
>> newlines confuse me totally...

> Well, either my method added them to some files or your method removed
> them.

> You used cvsup to copy them, right?  Because cvsup "knows" things
> about RCS files, it is possible it removed trailing lines.

Yes, that's also my thinking here: Seems like CVSup changes things itself a
little bit while adding the deltas.

> I use rsync which should give an exact copy, barring bugs in rsync
> which are possible.

Yes, RSync is fine. I think the restoring of the repository was
successful. Let us ignore those newlines CVSup has added...

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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