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Re: Problems with the documentation of Subversion dump format

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:34:03 -0500

Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>:
> > I have commit
> > privileges on the Subversion repo; I was given them in connection
> > with svncutter. I'm willing to fix up that file, but want to check
> > that I wouldn't be stepping on any toes by doing so.
> Process-wise, to commit to areas outside of svncutter, just post the patch
> to the dev list, and when you get at least one +1 from a full committer,
> then you can go ahead with your commit of that patch.

Thanks, that's the exact advice I needed.

> Thanks for the detailed review!

Self-defense, I assure you. I'm attempting to build a better SVN-to-DVCS
converter than exists anywhere now, and the best way to understand the
dump format well enough to do that is to document it in detail.

(Well, that's the way *my* mind works, anyway. YMMV.)

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2011-12-13 19:35:08 CET

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