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Re: CVS Migration

From: Max <max_at_alleged.net>
Date: 2002-09-10 05:11:33 CEST

On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 09:53:12PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> As the front page says -- read the FAQ, the Subversion Handbook, and
> perhaps even the Design document.

I have. I RTFM'd quite a bit. I think I only skimmed the design
document though.

> We have a cvs2svn.py repository converter script. It works ok, but
> may have some bugs, and doesn't yet convert cvs branches or tags.
> Look in our source tree, in tools/cvs2svn/. We're still working on it.

Definately a start, though tags might be important. (notes that for
this report)

> Only that Subversion is still in Alpha. Many people are using it for
> doing Real Work. Still, it might be unfair (at this moment) to
> compare the nascent Subversion against the incredibly time-tested
> CVS. :-)

Well, that's why I'm comparing it, to make a recommendation (and to
fulfill my academic requirement for four analytical work-related
reports). The pros and cons list is quite long. If you (collectively)
like, I will supply the finished report here. Of course, it'll be dated
quite quickly as new features come along. :)


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