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Tracking CVS in SVN [was: Re: revnum (still) considered harmful]

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-17 01:39:58 CET

Blair Zajac wrote:

>Zack Weinberg wrote:
>
>
>>Michael Price <mprice@atl.lmco.com> writes:
>>
>>
>>
>>>I'm glad there are multiple revision control systems in existence
>>>(variety is the spice of life) but I only ever use one at a time. I can
>>>safely say that I've NEVER even thought about needing a "smart merging"
>>>facility to smart merge between different revision control system
>>>repositories. I doubt I ever will.
>>>
>>>
>>For the past two weeks I've been writing a horrible script to do
>>exactly this -- between GCC's CVS repository, and my current client's
>>internal ClearCase repository (they use GCC to build their product).
>>
>>Just wanted to point out that it's not totally unheard of.
>>
>>I have no opinion on the global revision number thing.
>>
>>
>
>Would you be interested in sharing that script? I need to track a
>public CVS repository in a Subversion repository, and this sounds
>like the perfect script I need.
>
>

What about the old trick of checking a CVS working copy into Subversion?
I'm told it works famously.

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Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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