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Re: [Issue 875] Changed - cvs2svn combines separate commits (?)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-19 17:46:08 CEST

Martin Tomes <lists@tomes.org> writes:
> Scott Lamb wrote:
> > It definitely is not okay for me. cvs2svn.py is combining commits by
> > the same author and five-minute span with different commit
> > messages. In some cases, these are two revisions of the
> > _same_file_. (Correcting some obvious error in an earlier commit,
> > for instance.)

Yup. Swen, after arguing his case, has stated that he's okay with
incorporating the message into the check -- he even provided a patch
to do so (see issue #875). So don't worry, this is just a bug with a
known fix now.

> I use an MD5 checksum of the commit message plus the date of the
> commit which to identify a set of files commited together. It fails
> when someone commits the same fix to several branches of the same file
> and uses the same commit text, but this is a rare occurance and is
> detectable, I just haven't got round to fixing it.

Just curious: why use an MD5 sum instead of using the message itself?


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