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Re: Antwort: Re: cvs2svn.py fails converting repository with the attached file

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-27 18:54:00 CEST

mark benedetto king <mbk@lowlatency.com> writes:
> Yes, that's true. Lucky for me, I was able to deal with one ,v at a time.
> Since cvs2svn wants all fulltexts for all ,v files for a particular txn
> (I presume) that would be quite a bit of data; essentially every fulltext
> of every file all at once.
> Aha! We could *invert* the delta as we go. I.e., start with HEAD, work
> back to rev-1, dropping forward-deltas along the way. Neat, though
> it does trade the CPU and IO for the space savings.

Sure, but it's not as bad as the Fibonaccism we have right now (and
now that I think of it, that's exactly the technique Greg was

> Attached is my quick-hack-in-perl RCS delta applyer. It may not be
> completely correct, but it (seems to have) worked for all of my data.
> I'm sure it would port pretty quickly to python.

Thank you!

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