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Re: CVS to Subversion Migration

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 12:46:17 -0700

Mark-E wrote:
> I have a question on a CVS to Subversion Migration.
>
> I am looking into migrating our current CVS Source repository over to
> Subversion.
>
> Most of the end users want to pull over the history as well however I am
> planning on moving code on a project by project basis.
>
> Basically after we modify and test a projects ant build script with
> Subversion, we will move that project to Subversion.
>
> I see that cvs2svn supports moving one module at a time so my question, has
> anyone out there done this and if so, what was the experience like? Did it
> work well? Are you able to move history for each project?

Yes, it's pretty straight forward and works well.

I just wrote a shell script that did the cvs2svn conversion. Then you check the
results and if there's something you don't like, blow away the svn repos, modify
the shell script, and do the conversion again. Rinse until happy.

-- 
Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
<blair_at_orcaware.com>
Subversion training, consulting and support
http://www.orcaware.com/svn/
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