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From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 00:13:49 -0500

Awesome. Could you drop the text below into a file somewhere, for
future archeologists?

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 22:08, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
>> Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> writes:
>>> I think that's what Michael did.
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-2321?focusedCommentId=12776647&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels%3Acomment-tabpanel#action_12776647
>> Fascinating.  So he did.  The history's a bit wonky around the time of
>> the switchover.  For example, this was r2:
>>   http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn-complete?view=revision&revision=3657
>> But http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn-complete?view=revision&revision=3656
>> is not quite the same as r1.  No matter; it's still cool :-).
> The CVS repository had some trailing revisions which occurred after the
> switchover.  Most of them were commits to www/ (which we manually mirrored
> based on our subversion commits to trunk/www/).  A couple of them were
> things like system-wide automated tweaks to www/robots.txt made by CollabNet
> folk.  Also, we had real tags and branches in our CVS repos that we didn't
> bring with us into Subversion.  So what I did was this:
> 1. Converted all the CVS history to Subversion (into repos 'svn-from-cvs')
> 2. Dumped all the revisions from 'svn-from-cvs' up to the switchover time
> (r1:3654) -- *not* the extra/duplicate revs mentioned above -- and loaded
> them into a new repos, 'svn-complete'.
> 3.  Committed the deletion of all our tags and branches, leaving the
> directories themselves, from 'svn-complete'.
> 4.  Since r1 in the 'svn' repos was a massive import, that would have
> clashed mightily being loaded atop already-existing files and directories in
> 'svn-complete'.  So I checked out svn-complete/trunk_at_HEAD, then exported
> svn/trunk_at_r1 atop it.  The local mods were the small delta between what we
> got outta CVS on August 31, 2001, and what we put into Subversion.  They
> were mostly the result of $Date$ keyword formatting differences.  I
> committed those local mods, which now brought 'svn-complete' in sync with
> 'svn_at_r1' *except* that 'svn-complete' still had empty tags and branches
> directories (whereas we didn't create those in the 'svn' repository until
> later when we needed them).
> 5.  Dumped -r2:531 of 'svn', loading into 'svn-complete'.
> 6.  Made r532 from 'svn' a no-op in 'svn-complete', since that was the
> revision in which we created the tags/ directory.[1]
> 5.  Dumped -r533:1236 of 'svn', loading into 'svn-complete'.
> 7.  Made r1237 from 'svn' a no-op in 'svn-complete', since that was the
> revision in which we created the branches/ directory.[2]
> 8.  And then dumped the rest of 'svn', loading into 'svn-complete'.
> I'm actually pretty happy with the stitchwork.
> -- C-Mike
> [1] http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn-complete?view=revision&revision=4187
> [2] http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn-complete?view=revision&revision=4892
> --
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
> CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Distributed Development On Demand
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