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Re: cvs2svn urgently needs a verification tool

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-02-19 17:23:01 CET

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 10:07, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Although it is true that this "isn't supposed to happen", the fact is
> in the wild one can find CVS repositories that have the same symbolic
> name, in the same RCS file, mapping to more than revision or branch
> number (and sometimes to *both* regular revisions and branches).

Calling such a beast an "RCS file" is a bit of a stretch, but
regardless: what does CVS do with such a thing? Presumably if you refer
to the duplicate symbolic name, it just uses the first value or (less
likely) the last value.

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