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[OT] Converting VSS to SVN

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-02-02 22:35:12 CET

Kevin Greiner wrote:
> For the record, the company I work switched from Visual SourceSafe to
> svn in early January, 2006. I anticipated some pain switching away
> from VSS's interface but we haven't had any technical problems with
> svn or TortoiseSVN whatsoever. We converted roughly 9,900 revs from
> VSS and just this week hit our 10,000th rev.

Congratulations! Maybe you can help me. I just started in a new job and
am trying to convert the existing codebase from VSS to SVN/TSVN.
Unfortunately, the vss2svn.pl script seems to bomb out every time after
about 50 revisions with an access-denied error from SVN in its
working-working copy. How did you manage to convert 9,900 revisions?

Simon

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