[PD] .pd files in cvs

Thomas Grill t.grill at gmx.net
Thu Jan 9 17:33:31 CET 2003

Am Donnerstag, 09.01.03 um 17:04 Uhr schrieb guenter geiger:

> On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Thomas Grill wrote:
>>> I sometimes do edit Pd files with a text editor, for example to do
>>> mass-substitutions.
>> That's interesting.
>> I assume that you don't insert or delete lines, otherwise you would 
>> change
>> the object numbering.
>> So my question was rather if problems can arise concerning this object
>> numbering.
> The problems start when you have to do a merge or if two people are
> working on a .pd file at the same time. (and this gets merged later).
> CVS fails while doing this, (it doesnt know about the importance of
> object order and amount for the connect messages at the end)
>  and this makes the .pd file unusable.

Oh yes, that's the problem. Thank you for clarifying this.
It's better to have a version collision error than an automatic merge 
which can be overlooked.
So i'll stick to my habit using binary mode.

best greetings,

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