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Re: SVN project spreading FUD about cvs2svn? :-)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 17:14:49 -0500

Michael Haggerty <mhagger_at_alum.mit.edu> writes:
> I just noticed what the Subversion FAQ has to say about cvs2svn:
>
>> Members of the Subversion development community created and maintain
>> a tool called cvs2svn. You can find it at http://cvs2svn.tigris.org/.
>> Be sure to read the cvs2svn documentation.
>>
>> If cvs2svn.py does not work for you, (e.g. your repository causes it
>> to crash, or it doesn't deal with branches and tags quite how you would
>> like), there are at least two other conversion utilities you can try.
>> These have different features (and possibly different bugs):
>> [...]
>
> This makes unflattering implications about cvs2svn that are also IMHO no
> longer warranted. The comment was probably fair WRT earlier versions of
> cvs2svn, which were more unstable. But I think that cvs2svn 2.x is
> quite robust, reliable, and flexible.
>
> Is there a sympathetic soul who would be willing to change the FAQ? If
> you haven't followed the cvs2svn project, consider looking over the list
> of current features [1].

Done in r29407 and r29408, thanks for the suggestion! (It's fine if
you want to just edit that FAQ entry yourself anytime, by the way.)

-Karl

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