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Re: svn commit: rev 6453 - in trunk/tools/cvs2svn: . test-data/bogus-tag-cvsrepos test-data/bogus-tag-cvsrepos/CVSROOT

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-13 04:34:17 CEST

mark benedetto king <mbk@lowlatency.com> writes:
> Some quick testing shows me that my CVS (1.10 'Halibut') does indeed
> allow '/' in tags.

Huh, that's a surprise! What operations did you try? Did it tolerate
'/' in all operations involving tags, or just setting them?

> 3.) map the '/' to another character. I propose '.', in particular,
> because it is not allowed in CVS tag names, so this mapping
> will not cause any collisions.

I think that's an excellent strategy, thanks! And there's absolutely
no reason for us not to tolerate them, then -- whether they are
problematic for some CVS operations or not, the user is now converting
the data to SVN, after all.

I'll make the change.


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Received on Sun Jul 13 05:26:47 2003

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