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Re: svn commit: rev 5732 - branches/cvs2svn-kfogel/tools/cvs2svn

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-04-25 22:10:42 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>
>>>Modified:
>>> branches/cvs2svn-kfogel/tools/cvs2svn/cvs2svn.py
>>>Log:
>>>Start converting cvs2svn to write to a dumpfile and then load it,
>>>instead of using direct fs calls:
>>>
>>>
>>Hm, can you explain the reasoning behind this a bit?
>>
>>
>
>Sure:
>
>A dumpfile is the perfect intermediate stage for repository
>conversions. It allows the administrator to run the data through
>filters if necessary, to easily put it an already existing repository,
>etc. It also is going to make debuggability & maintenance of cvs2svn
>a lot simpler, I think.
>
Hm, O.K. I guess cvs2svn won't depend on the SWIG bindings any more, right?

>(Or was your question more along the lines of "Why are you choosing to
>work on the repository converter now?", in which case the answer is
>that it will help CollabNet to get the repository converter finished.)
>
>
Nope, what you chose to work on is your problem, not mine. :-)

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