Re: cvs2svn (was: Re: Initial version of svntest regression test framework is ready.)
From: Bob Miller <kbob_at_jogger-egg.com>
Date: 2001-04-16 17:43:36 CEST
Greg Stein wrote:
> I intend to work on cvs2svn at some point. Looking over what kbob did, I
The current version:
uses way too much memory.
goes compute bound for several minutes sorting the
Doesn't really parse RCS files right -- the CPAN module
Can't directly call the repository access layer, since
No way to implement deltas without reimplementing
At the time I stopped working on it, I couldn't get any traction into
Another thing to think about: How will cvs2svn tell the repository,
So what's an acceptable amount of time to convert a 9 Gb repository?
> Oh, and knowing about RCS parsing is a "kind of"
Don't use the Perl parser. Do read rcsfile(5).
-- Bob Miller K<bob> kbobsoft software consulting http://kbobsoft.com kbob_at_jogger-egg.comReceived on Sat Oct 21 14:36:28 2006
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