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Re: cvs2svn

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-04-17 17:22:58 CEST

Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net> writes:
> I haven't seen this brought up yet: what about repositories where people
> performed a "rename" by mv'ing the ,v files in the repos instead of cvs
> add/delete? Is it safe to assume that it won't corrupt the cvs2svn
> process, but does mean (as expected) that checkouts before that corruption
> date will be inconsistant in the same way they would have been under CVS?
> Or are we talking about broken histories that make creating an SVN tree
> impossible?
>
> I hope it's the former (i.e., not worse than the CVS tree already is), but
> if it's the latter we may want to consider building the tree in *reverse*
> order, if that makes sense. I'd prefer to have history going back to the
> last corruption instead of none at all (a fresh import).

It's broken only in the same way CVS is, no worse.
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