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Re: [PATCH] update cvs2svn section of FAQ (was: Re: Q: when will cvs2svn handle branches and tags?)

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-24 18:13:00 CET

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za> writes:
> If you still want it...

Yup, thanks! Committed in r8502.

> * www/project_faq.html
> (need-apache): Remove an extraneous "either".
> (cvs2svn): Comment out promise to have cvs2svn.py perfect by the time
> Subversion 1.0 is released. Mention alternatives to cvs2svn.py and
> the project links page. Use <p>...</p> instead of just <p>.
>
> Index: www/project_faq.html
> ===================================================================
> --- www/project_faq.html (revision 8489)
> +++ www/project_faq.html (working copy)
> @@ -285,8 +285,8 @@
>
> <p>The long answer: if you just want to access a repository, then you
> only need to build a Subversion client. If you want to <b>host</b> a
> - networked repository, then you either need to set up either Apache2
> - or an "svnserve" server.</p>
> + networked repository, then you need to set up either Apache2 or an
> + "svnserve" server.</p>
>
> <p>For more details about setting up a network accessible Subversion
> server, see <a
> @@ -396,19 +396,45 @@
> <h3><a name="cvs2svn">How do I convert an existing CVS repository
> into a Subversion repository?</a></h3>
>
> -We are currently working on a script to convert CVS repositories to
> +<p>We are currently working on a script to convert CVS repositories to
> Subversion--It's called <a
> href="http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/tools/cvs2svn/cvs2svn.py">cvs2svn.py</a>.
> Note that it is <b>still under development</b>, so only use it on a
> copy of your CVS repository and <b>double check your results</b>. Be
> sure to read the <a
> href="http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/tools/cvs2svn/README">README</a>
> -for cvs2svn. <p>
> +for cvs2svn.</p>
>
> -cvs2svn.py will be completed and well tested for Subversion's 1.0
> -release, but for now, use it with caution.
> +<!-- FIXME: Is this accurate?
> +<p>cvs2svn.py will be completed and well tested for Subversion's 1.0
> +release, but for now, use it with caution.</p>
> +-->
>
> +<p>If cvs2svn.py does not work for you, (e.g. your repository
> +causes it to crash), or doesn't deal with branches and tags
> +quite how you would like it to, there are at least two other
> +conversion utilities you can try. These have different features
> +(and possibly different bugs) :).</p>
>
> +<ul>
> +
> +<li>One based on <a
> +href="http://public.perforce.com/public/revml/index.html">VCP</a>
> +written by Chia-liang Kao can be found <a
> +href="http://svn.clkao.org/revml/branches/svn-perl/">here</a>.
> +(Documentation <a
> +href="http://svn.clkao.org/revml/branches/svn-perl/lib/VCP/Dest/svn.pm">
> +here</a>.)</li>
> +
> +<li>refinecvs written by Lev Serebryakov can be found <a
> +href="http://lev.serebryakov.spb.ru/refinecvs/">here</a>.</li>
> +
> +</ul>
> +
> +<p>See also the Subversion links
> +page.</p>
> +
> +
> <![CDATA[-----------------------------------------------------------]]>
>
> <h3><a name="proxy">What if I'm behind a proxy?</a></h3>
>
> --
> Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>

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