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Re: cvs2svn urgently needs a verification tool

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-19 17:56:51 CET

Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> >Although it is true that this "isn't supposed to happen", the fact is
> >in the wild one can find CVS repositories that have the same symbolic
> >name, in the same RCS file, mapping to more than revision or branch
> >number (and sometimes to *both* regular revisions and branches).
> >Therefore cvs2svn checks for this.
>
> Ye gods. And CVS actually knows what to do with such files?

It doesn't break, at least. I can't remember whether it uses the
first label or the last one, but it does behave consistently.

*shudder*

-K

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