On Tue, 16 Aug 2016, Nikolaus Rath wrote:

On Aug 16 2016, David Lang <da...@lang.hm> wrote:
On Tue, 16 Aug 2016, Nikolaus Rath wrote:

I would like to store Simulink models in a Git
repository. Unfortunately, the file format is binary. But luckily, the
binary format happens to be a zipfile containing nicely formatted XML

Is there a way to teach Git to take advantage of this when storing,
diff-ing and merging these files?

you should be able to use clean/smudge to have git store the files
uncompressed, which will help a lot.

Cool, I'll look into that.

I think there's a way to tell it to do a xml aware diff/patch, but I
don't remember how.

Oh, I didn't even want to go that far. I'm perfectly happy if it does a
text-based diff/patch of the contained XML files. Would clean/smudge
provide that already?

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