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From Ryan Schmidt <>
Subject Re: Subversion equivalent to VSS diff for binary files
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2010 14:30:39 GMT

On Oct 18, 2010, at 09:25, Daniel Shahaf wrote:

>> However, binary files are a bit different. Changing one line in a file
>> and then compiling it may cause a cascade of changes, so the resulting
>> difference between the previous revision of the binary and current
>> version of the binary are quite huge.
> Seems to me the solution is "Don't store your binaries in Subversion".

The resulting difference MIGHT be quite huge, but it doesn't have to be. It depends entirely
on the particular binary file format you're talking about.

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