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Re: revnum (still) considered harmful

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-12-16 23:19:56 CET

Zack Weinberg wrote:
>
> Michael Price <mprice@atl.lmco.com> writes:
>
> > I'm glad there are multiple revision control systems in existence
> > (variety is the spice of life) but I only ever use one at a time. I can
> > safely say that I've NEVER even thought about needing a "smart merging"
> > facility to smart merge between different revision control system
> > repositories. I doubt I ever will.
>
> For the past two weeks I've been writing a horrible script to do
> exactly this -- between GCC's CVS repository, and my current client's
> internal ClearCase repository (they use GCC to build their product).
>
> Just wanted to point out that it's not totally unheard of.
>
> I have no opinion on the global revision number thing.

Would you be interested in sharing that script? I need to track a
public CVS repository in a Subversion repository, and this sounds
like the perfect script I need.

Best,
Blair

-- 
Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
Plots of your system's performance - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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