Max Bowsher wrote:
> Martin Furter wrote:
>> Today svndumptool 0.4.0 has been released with many new features and
>> bugfixes. The biggest feature since 0.3 is probably that it works with
>> cvs2svn created dumps now (though better is to fix them first using the
>> new command cvs2svnfix).
> Wouldn't better still be to fix cvs2svn?
> Oh. So, I just found the README.txt....
>> Fixes a cvs2svn created dumpfile. Some (all?) versions of cvs2svn do not
>> create 100% valid dumpfiles according to subversions specification of the
>> dumpfile format. It omits the node kind for copied nodes. This command
>> repairs those nodes.
> Well, I'm inclined to alter the specification to state the Node-kind is
> irrelevant, and should be omitted on write, and ignored on read, for a
> copied node other than in the case of "Node-action: replace", in which
> case the Node-kind specifies the kind of the *new* node, which may be
> different from the copyfrom node.
You'd rather change the spec to have a 4-line-long complex special-case
condition description than to just fix cvs2svn, which appears to be
intentionally omitting this header?
# We don't need to include "Node-kind:" for copies; the loader
# ignores it anyway and just uses the source kind instead.
C. Michael Pilato <email@example.com>
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Received on Wed Apr 11 22:48:48 2007