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Re: [Issue 1302] Changed - cvs2svn fails on file added on branch

From: Robert Pluim <rpluim_at_bigfoot.com>
Date: 2003-05-22 00:15:24 CEST

kfogel@collab.net writes:
> Robert Pluim <rpluim@bigfoot.com> writes:
> > OK, cvs2svn didn't fail this time, I just ran out of disk space :-(
> > I've made some space, and started it again. (41000 revs and counting)
> >
> > This is going to be a real problem for people with large repos, since
> > the dump-file contains a full copy of every revision of every file,
> > which is going to be huge.
> >
> > Perhaps cvs2svn should be checkpointable in some way? Would it be
> > enough to split the cvs2svn-data.*revs files at suitable places and
> > run pass 4 & 5 multiple times?
> Hmmm. I think I'd rather offer an option to split the dumpfile, which
> is an entity people may know how to work with anyway. You give it N,
> it writes out dumpfiles of N revisions at a time, on successive
> invocations.

That would work.

> (But, that's not to be tackled until after all functionality is in,
> IMHO.)

Yup. I'm interested to see what happens once cvs2svn has branch & tag
support again (I suspect my disk will be too small again ;-)


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