[darcs-users] Warning before adding huge file?
droundy at abridgegame.org
Tue Mar 15 13:01:07 UTC 2005
On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 11:36:14AM -0600, Andrew Wagner wrote:
> Thanks, for the info David! I just assumed binaries would be kept in
> their original form, and the primary overhead would just be the extra
> copies of the data (which is already very significant in most
> circumstances). But doing it this way does at least give the user the
> benefit that if they modify a portion of a binary file, the patch will
> only contain that portion, yes?
Alas, no, darcs still stores the entire file, it just stores it in hex
Later, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> Could you make this a priority? I want to store binary files in my repo,
> and I don't want insane overhead like that.
I don't have time for this myself, but there are plenty of darcs
contributors, and if any of them want to work on this, they're welcome to
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