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Re: [w] Valid cvs symbols

From: Carl Gherardi <Carl.Gherardi_at_nautronix.com.au>
Date: 2004-02-06 10:21:27 CET

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 16:30, Kai Bartels wrote:
> Hi Carl,
>
> I got the very same error when trying to migrate.
> The "Open Source Development with CVS" sais that CVS tag names may
> contain letters, numbers, hyphens and underscores and have to start
> with a letter.

I suspected as much...

> I also sais that cvs is very strict about it, which is obviously
> wrong. :^)

It might be - our developers haven't actually been using cvs only rcs
with a ton of wrapper scripts (hence the evaluation)

> I didn't have very much of them, so I just renamed the tags
> inside the cvs repository.

*ugh* Anyone have a prewritten script?

> When you successfully migrate your repository I'd be glad
> to hear about the statistics (size of repository, number of
> commits), because I still have problems with it. :^(
>

We have about 10 med size repositories ranging from 500 files to around
8000. I couldn't give you checkin stats.

Cheers

Carl

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