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didier deshommes dfdeshom at
Thu Mar 27 10:06:51 CDT 2008

Benoît Allard <benoit <at>> writes:
> What about base64 encoding a full bundle ?
> $ hg bundle --full full.hg
> $ base64 full.hg
> That seems pretty handy to print out the result in order to being able 
> to recover form a major crash disk ;)

Hi Benoit,

This won't work apparently for antivirus scanning. Taken from 

The reason for doing (1) -- (3) is that it is possible to scan an .hg
directory with antivirus tools.
Thus something silly like "base64-encode a tarball of .hg" won't work.

Any other suggestions?


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