[darcs-users] tips for switching an accidentally binary file back to source?
droundy at abridgegame.org
Tue Nov 16 11:48:54 UTC 2004
On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 05:58:32PM +0000, Mark Stosberg wrote:
> We've got a source file managed by darcs that was accidently
> recorded as binary, and has a little history with it already.
> What alternatives are there to adjust this?
> Is the simplest thing just to 'darcs remove' and
> 'darcs add' the file again?
All you have to do is convince darcs that it isn't binary, and everything
should be fine. Your old history won't be line-based, and won't commute
with any new changes, but nothing should be harmed by a few binary patches
in the history.
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