[darcs-users] Darcs and binary files question

David Brown darcs at davidb.org
Sat Jul 3 02:10:17 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 06:55:08PM -0700, Samuel A. Falvo II wrote:

> Will Darcs "properly" version binary files?  By that, I mean, does it 
> store changes to a binary file as a set of differences, or does it just 
> store a whole new copy of the binary file if anything has changed?

It currently stores a complete copy (in hex) of both the old and new
version.  Perhaps a merger of an rdiff type algorithm with darcs patch
theory might yield something quite useful for darcs.  I haven't thought
much about it, though.


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