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Re: cvs2svn (was: [OT] svn at the ASF)

From: <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2003-01-23 03:41:45 CET

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org writes:

 cvs2svn sets a timestamp on the revision that it creates. If you import more
 than one CVS module/repository/tree, then you could end up with revisions
 that are not time-ordered. And since repos/asf/ already contains content,
 and the content that I want to move in predates that, then you're suggesting
 that I should start the asf repository in a broken state? :-)

Erp. One of my repositories is exactly like this. I imported a
CVS repository into an existing svn repository, so it has many
revisions, then suddenly jumps back a few years and the next
thousand or so revisions move forward to the present and then the
rest of the revisions are normal. I have not had any problems
with this repository, and i think i've even dumped and restored
it once.

Aside from the obvious luser problem, is my repository actually
broken? I hope not...

Eric Gillespie * epg@pretzelnet.org

Build a fire for a man, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on
fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. -Terry Pratchett

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