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Re: On cvs2svn 0.21

From: Jonathan Abbey <jonabbey_at_arlut.utexas.edu>
Date: 2003-04-17 02:47:59 CEST

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 05:09:27PM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
| It is the logic in cvs2svn rather than core SVN libraries. The code that was
| in 0.20 would build tags and branches in a very inefficient manner. We
| disabled all the code for 0.21 because it was very deceptive. People thought
| they were getting their tags/branches converted, but the result was not very
| useful and far from ideal.
| There was a thread a while back that discussed plans for a new algorithm to
| move effectively create tags and branches. If you'd like to contribute to
| the solution, then that thread is a good starting point:
| http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgId=234801

Ahhh, so much much trickier than I was hoping, of course.

I'll read over everything and see if I can make heads or tails of it.

| Cheers,
| -g
| --
| Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

Jonathan Abbey 				              jonabbey@arlut.utexas.edu
Applied Research Laboratories                 The University of Texas at Austin
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