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Re: Subversion vs CVS for document files

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-16 18:42:27 CET

On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 14:30 +0000, Nikki Locke wrote:
> I uses SourceOffSite extensively, and found serious problems with it. Any
> attempt to check out a large directory tree would result in the checkout
> hanging part way through. Sometimes this would hang up the SourceOffSite
> server so it accepted no further connections. At other times it was
> possible to recover without rebooting the server, but the only way to get a
> large tree was to get one or two directories at a time.
> The SourceOffSite people were very helpful, but it seemed that the problem
> was in VSS itself (they use the COM interface to it). Replacing a VSS DLL
> with a different version helped a bit, but the problem never went away.

So is the safe approach to run vss2svn regularly so when vss decides
to break you already have your repository converted?

  Les Mikesell
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