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Re: cvs2svn urgently needs a verification tool

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-02-19 17:40:57 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>I think you confused him because "everybody knows" that CVS branches and
>>tags live in the same namespace, therefore you can't have the same label
>>name on the same file for both a branch and a tag.
>Oh, I've been hanging out in some pretty bad neighborhoods^H^H^H CVS
>repositories lately :-).
>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).
>Therefore cvs2svn checks for this.
Ye gods. And CVS actually knows what to do with such files?

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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