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Re: What about cvs2svn?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-06-18 16:59:29 CEST

Daniel Berlin <dberlin@dberlin.org> writes:

> > Ingredient #2 is recently completed by gstein: he's used SWIG to
> > generate python bindings for libsvn_repos and libsvn_fs. Now python
> > can build svn repository transactions and do direct commits. (He has
> > a sample programs for this.)
>
> Hey now, I had a hand in this too!

Very true, very true!

I've been blinded by gstein's sudden surge of unexpected SWIG work
last week. :-)

> > Step 3 is the last big hurdle. cvs2svn.py is only partly functional.
> > IIRC, the script still needs to be taught to recognize and preserve
> > branches and tags, which is a hard design problem. gstein can talk
> > more about the state of the program, and what needs to be done.
> >
> It's actually not all that *hard*, just *annoying* to implement.
> :)

Can you elaborate on the theory of how one might do this?

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